Ordering a court transcript
Find out how to order and pay for a transcript of a court proceeding.
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A court transcript is a certified written record of a court hearing.
Transcripts are produced for a variety of reasons, including:
- to document court proceedings for future reference
- to provide a written record of evidence of a trial for appeal purposes
- for publication in legal books and case law reports
How to order a court transcript
In Ontario, transcripts are prepared by independent authorized court transcriptionists.
You can order a transcript directly from an authorized court transcriptionist.
You agree with the authorized transcriptionist about all aspects of your transcript order, including:
To find a court transcriptionist, go to the Authorized Court Transcriptionists for Ontario website.
- There may be restrictions on certain transcripts. An authorized court transcriptionist will be able to tell you if there are any restrictions on your requested transcript
Cost to order a transcript
Court transcript fees are regulated under Ontario Regulation 145/22.
You will arrange payment with the authorized court transcriptionist.