Form

Become a magistrate: application form

Use this form if you want to apply to volunteer as a magistrate.

Documents

Magistrate application form

Criminal court application form

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Family court application form

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Details

You should visit a magistrates’ court in general session at least once before you apply.

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Published 1 September 2009
Last updated 4 September 2017 + full page history
  1. Criminal and family application forms added.
  2. Application form updated.
  3. Update to form
  4. Update to form
  5. Regular update
  6. Update to Welsh version of application form
  7. Routine update
  8. First published.