A Notice of Appeal is a review of an interim or final decision of a judge or magistrate in court. Use this page to lodge a Notice of Appeal on a Criminal matter.

  • The correct names and addresses of all parties involved
  • To answer all the questions marked with an asterisk (*)
  • The form you intend to lodge.

The specific forms accepted via this lodgement are:

  • Form 183A Notice of Appeal against Acquittal, Conviction, Antecedent Decision or Mental Impairment Judgement
  • Form 183B Notice of Second or Subsequent Appeal against Conviction
  • Form 183C Notice of Appeal against Sentence or Mental Impairment Disposition
  • Form 183D Notice of Appeal against other Decision

If required, you will need to pay a fee for lodging this form using a credit/debit card.


  1. Log into CourtSA
  2. When asked ‘What would you like to do?’ select “Start a New Case’ from the drop-down menu
  3. When asked ‘What type of case do you want to start?’ select ‘Notice of Appeal’
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the green button
  5. Click on the drop-down menu where it asks, ‘Select the lodgement type’ and select the correct form
  6. Fill out the form
  7. Upload ‘Notice of Appeal’ and the ‘Appeal Grounds’
  8. If you have a Legal Service Fee Remission Certificate, click ‘Yes’ and upload your document. If not click ‘No’.
  9. Upload any supporting information if applicable
  10. If you are lodging this form by yourself, click ‘No’ to ‘Are you a Lawyer’
  11. Click on ‘About the Appellant’ in the drop-down menu and select the ‘Type of Party’ and fill out the appellants details
  12. Click on ‘About the Respondent’ displayed and fill out the details and contact information
  13. Lodge the application
  1. You will receive an email from CourtSA acknowledging your lodgement.
  2. Your Lodgement will be sent to the Court Registry for review
  3. You will receive either an acceptance email with additional information OR a rejection email with a valid reason for why your lodgement was rejected