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Contact Information

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
67075 Strasbourg Cedex

Tel : +33 (0)3 88 41 20 18
Fax : +33 (0)3 88 41 27 30
        +33 (0)3 90 21 43 10

Instructions for shipments

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.

Public and other holidays

In 2022 the Registry of the ECHR will be closed on:

Monday 31 October
Tuesday 1 November
Friday 11 November
From Thursday 22 December (afternoon) to Friday 30 December