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Online Services

Online Services are available 24hrs a day

Important Customer Information:

The NICTS website will soon be decommissioned as we prepare to consolidate our web presence on to the existing Department of Justice site here:  https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/

To begin our migration to the new site we have made all of our Online Services available on the new website at https://www.justice-ni.gov.uk/articles/online-services and would suggest that you ‘bookmark’ this page so that you can easily access these services in the future. You may also have to allow pop-ups on the application page. 
From today (5th October 2017) we would recommend that ALL customers follow this link and start using our online services in their new home. While there are some layout changes, the Online Applications functionally remain the same.
Although the online services will still be available at this site for a period of time, we may have to close the site without much notice. So to avoid any inconvenience or disruption, we would encourage you to follow the above advice.
If you have any feedback or queries, we would appreciate if you would email these to: webmasternicts@courtsni.gov.uk
This message will be updated as we draw closer to decommissioning this site.
 

Login:- All of the following online services, with the exception of the Public Court Lists Online service require you to login before you can access the service.

Security Statement

The Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service understands how important the security and confidentiality of your information is to you. This is why all content exchanged using our online services is conducted over a secure connection to our servers and why we automatically log you out of our website after 1 hour of inactivity or 1 hour between page changes. You can read further about the technology used to protect customers on our website by clicking on this link.

You should ensure that your password, and PIN (if applicable) are not divulged to other parties. If you have any concerns about the security of your password or PIN, please call us on 0300 200 7812.


ICOS Online Searching Modules

Bankruptcy & Companies
(Data held within last 10 years)
Cost £22 per search
Queen's Bench & Chancery
(Date held from 1 December 2004)
Cost £22 per search
Probate records
(Data held since 1 January 1986)
Cost £22 per search
Decree Absolute
(Data held since 1 January 1996)
Cost £22 per search

Payment can be made by Visa debit/credit card or Mastercard debit/credit card or from an ICOS pre-paid account.

For more information on ICOS accounts then please click here.

User Guides

Public Searching User Guide - Account Holders (Word)

Public Searching User Guide - Pay As You Go Users (Word)

Public Searching User Guide - Voucher (Word)

Refund Application Form - Multiple Surname Search (PDF) - If more than one search has been required to be completed on a married female (ie married and maiden name searched) or a non English name then you may be entitled to a refund of the additional search fee.




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EJO Case Tracking

The EJO Case Tracking Service provides information on Creditor(s), Debtor(s) and other interested parties attached to an enforcement application. Access can only be granted to the cases in which you are a party to (creditor or their solicitors).

If you wish to use this facility please contact us so we can activate your account to access the EJO Case Tracking facility.




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EJO Debt Register Searching

The Enforcement of Judgments Office maintains a Register of Judgments, which contains amongst other things,  details of all judgments in respect of which an application or preliminary application for enforcement has been accepted under Article 22 or Article 23 (1) respectively of the Judgments Enforcement (NI) Order 1981.  The Register enables you to conduct a judgment search detailing judgments held (if any) against a person or company in the last 6 years.  The on-line Register is referred to as the EJO Debt Register, but will contain details of money and non-money applications for enforcement.


The current fee for this facility is £9.00 per name search. You can pay by pre-paid account or pay as you go. Please see the guides opposite to help you through the process.


Pre-paid Account Holders should contact the Accounts Team in the EJO for information on how to credit their pre-paid account with funds at either postroomejo@courtsni.gov.uk or telephone
0300 200 7812.

To access this service you must first Login or Register to create a new NICTS web account before using this service.  If you require to set up an EJO Pre-Paid Account in order to use the service, you can contact us at postroomejo@courtsni.gov.uk or telephone 0300 200 7812.  Alternatively “Pay As You Go” users can purchase vouchers by a Visa debit/credit card or a Mastercard debit/credit card.

Current Pre-paid Account Holders should contact the Accounts Team in the EJO for information on how to credit their pre-paid account with funds at either postroomejo@courtsni.gov.uk or telephone 0300 200 7812.
 
If you have already logged in please click the “Launch the EJO Debt Register Searching” button below to load the facility in a new window.

NB: the Search Results screen will display the search results generated according to the search criteria provided. The results are scored with the most relevant at the top of the list. Alternatively users can choose to display these results alphabetically. This is done by clicking on the ‘Names’ tab.​

User Guides

EJO Debt Register User Guide - Pay As You Go Users (PDF)

EJO Debt Register User Guide - Account Holders (PDF)

Refund Application Form - Multiple Surname Search (PDF) - If more than one search has been required to be completed on a married female (ie married and maiden name searched) or a non English name then you may be entitled to a refund of the additional search fee.

NB. We automatically log you out of our website after 1 hour of inactivity or 1 hour between page changes. You can read about how we use technology to protect customers on our website by clicking on this link.

 




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Small Claims Online

Before you begin a small claim you should be aware that if the respondent has no money to pay the amount of the claim you may not get your money. The Enforcement of Judgments Office (EJO) is part of the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service and will help you to recover the amount claimed by enforcing any decree that you are granted.

The EJO maintains a Judgments Register to which you can search against a possible debtor for a fee. This will show whether the respondent already owes any money to other people. You can then use this information to help you decide whether or not you want to proceed to issue your small claim.

Our 'Small Claims Guide' provides customers with a general overview of the small claims procedure. When you are ready to commence your application, you should ensure you are logged into the site and click the 'Launch Small Claims Online' button below. Payments on our site can be made by Visa debit/credit card or Mastercard debit/credit card or from an ICOS pre-paid account.

Please note: When entering the description of your dispute you cannot use any symbols other than full stops. Symbols such as £:$",;'!? etc. will all cause the application to crash. We are working to resolve this issue and apologise for the inconvenience caused in the interim. 

 

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Customer Satisfaction Survey

The Civil Processing Centre, who centrally process all small claims until the listing stage, would like to gauge the level of service you have received.

Please complete the following questionnaire and provide us with your comments, suggestions or ideas for improvement. Any information or comments you give may be used to help us improve/maintain the quality of the service we provide to you.

Click here to download the electronic customer satisfaction questionnaire (PDF).


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Copy Orders Online

Orders made on or after 1 January 2007 are available online for some business areas. The current fee for each order selected online is £9. Payment can be made by Visa debit/credit card or Mastercard debit/credit card or from an ICOS pre-paid account. Click here for more information on the Copy Orders Online Facilities.




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Public Court Lists Online

A free service which allows you to view the court lists for civil and criminal business for any court venue for up to 7 days ahead. Court lists are refreshed daily at 10:00pm.

Note that you do not need to login before using this online service.




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ICOS Case Tracking Online

This free online service allows solicitor firms, government departments and other organisations to securely access case details for civil, criminal and family cases in which they are involved.

To use this service you need to login using the username previously assigned to you by Courts and Tribunals Service. You will also need your password and PIN. If you do not know these details please contact 0300 200 7812.




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ICOS Accounts Online

This online service allows you to view ICOS prepaid account balances online and print or download ICOS pre-paid account statements. You can also lodge money into your ICOS pre-paid account online using a Visa debit/credit card or a MasterCard debit/credit card.

To use this service you need to login using the username previously assigned to you by Courts and Tribunals Service. You will also need your password and PIN. If you do not know these details please contact 0300 200 7812.




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If you are having difficulties with using any of our Online Services, please contact our web team at WebmasterNICtS@courtsni.gov.uk .