IMPORTANT: Due to the current COVID-19 situation, some courts are closed or operating at reduced capacity. Please check the access to courts page or call 0800 COURTS if you have any questions.
SUSPENSION OF JURY TRIALS: The Chief Justice initially suspended all new jury trials from Monday 23 March for two months as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 outbreak. She has now extended this timeframe for a further two months until 31 July 2020. The suspension will be reviewed regularly and may be revised based on any new advice received.
If you are coming to jury service or you're applying to put off or be excused from jury service, you can fill in the paper form you were sent with your jury summons letter or you can fill in an electronic copy of the form.
Fill in the online form
The online jury form is currently offline due to the COVID-19 situation.
Put the form in the envelope you were sent with your jury summons letter and post it back. If it has a DX address, you can put it in a DX box or a NZ Post box. Find out more about DX boxes(external link) You can also scan and email your form. The email address will be on the form.