Family Court of Western Australia

How do I register for the Portal?

To electronically file or access court files on the Commonwealth Courts Portal a user must first register. 

Go to to create your individual username and password.

If you already have a file with the courts you will need to link yourself to it. To link yourself to your file you will need your file number and your client number.

It is very important that all proceedings (past and future) between yourself and the other party to an application are registered on the one file number. If you have any previous proceedings with the other party you will have an existing file number.

Obtaining your file number and/or client number (if you do not know them)

If your matter is in relation to Family Law and you have an existing file please contact the Family Court of WA on (08) 9224 8222 or email to obtain your file number. 

You will need to provide your full name, date of birth and the name of the other party so we can verify your identity. You should also provide your telephone number in case we need to contact you for further information.

Linking yourself to your file

Once you have registered and you have your file number and client number available follow these steps to link yourself to your file:

Step 1. Log in.

Step 2. Select Your profile 

Step 3. Select Request access to your file.

Step 4. Enter your file number and client number then Submit

You will now have access to your file.

Accessing your file

To access your file follow these steps:

Step 1. Go to the home page and search for your file number:

Your file will also be available in the Available Files tab.

Once you select your file you can access information about your file including lists of documents filed, view orders and file certain documents.

Navigating the Portal

After registration, for further information on how to navigate throughout the Portal please click here.

Last updated: 19-Sep-2018

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