DCO Non-Fastrak claims (form DCO2)

Form for Non-Fastrak claims for defence costs in magistrates' or Crown Court, and for cost of successful appeals against magistrates' sentence or conviction.


DCO Non-Fastrak claim form (form DCO2)

DCO Non-Fastrak claim form guide


This form should be used to claim back costs for:

  • dismissed defendants in the magistrates court if costs over £2000
  • successful Crown Court appeals against magistrates’ conviction or sentence
  • acquitted defendants on Crown Court indictment who were refused legal aid on financial grounds on or after 27 January 2014

Form completion guidance is also now available to download above.

Email your claim and accompanying documents to:

Published 15 June 2018
Last updated 11 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Design improvements to DCO2 non-Fastrak claim form to make it easier to use.
  2. DCO2 claim form and guidance updated
  3. First published.