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Welcome to eLodgment

eLodgment can be used for the electronic lodgment of applications and supporting documents in Federal Law matters.

Please click here to find out more about eLodgment or email us if you have any questions. 




Are you commencing proceedings relating to a Protection Visa?
The Court has a centralised pre-lodgment pseudonym service for practitioners and litigants in proceedings relating to Protection Visas. Obtain a pseudonym (hidden identity) before lodging your application or appeal. Please email


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Recent Changes
A question has been added to all documents that commence a Migration case to capture visa type.  The collection of this information will assist the Court in identifying whether section 91x of the Migration Act applies to a case. 

Visually impaired users, experiencing difficulties reading the eLodgment screens, can obtain assistance from their local registry.


New Users
Provides information on using eLodgment, including user guides, acceptable use policy and how to apply for a Credit Account with the Court.

Approval of Registration may take up to 1 Business Day before you can use eLodgment.

Pseudonym / Hidden Identity
IMPORTANT!! If you need to lodge an application or appeal relating to a protection visa, please contact the centralised pseudonym service before lodgment. Send an email to

A pseudonym (hidden identity) is required by legislation for certain proceedings relating to protection visa matters.

If you are not lodging an application relating to a protection visa but wish to hide your identity for other reasons, you will need an order of the Court.  Please lodge your application, select the request “Suppress” check box in eLodgment and upload a letter explaining the reason or reasons for your request.

Before you start eLodging documents please ensure you review the checklist of requirements. 

Provides the answers to questions you might have.


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