Contact Information


Contacting the Court

Electronic forms are now available online for questions about the Court and how it works.

Contact the Court

Please note that the Court cannot give legal advice under any circumstances.

How to send applications

We would draw your attention to the fact that applications to the Court and all documents relating to the application must be sent by post, even if they have been faxed beforehand.

Please bear in mind that any documents or questions relating to applications must also be sent to the Court by post.


Access to the Court

European Court of Human Rights
Council of Europe
F-67075 Strasbourg cedex
Tel : +33 (0)3 88 41 20 18
Fax : +33 (0)3 88 41 27 30


Public and other holidays

The Registry of the Court will be closed on the dates listed below:

Friday 14 April
Monday 17 April
Monday 1st May
Monday 8 May
Thursday 25 May and Friday 26 May
Monday 5 June
Friday 14 July
Monday 14 August and Tuesday 15 August
Tuesday 15 August
Wednesday 1st November
From Friday 22 December (afternoon) to Friday 29 December