Filing, Fees and Forms

General Information

Before commencing an appeal, we recommend that you review the following:

Registry staff are not lawyers and cannot give you legal advice.

If the matter you are appealing was heard in Calgary, Drumheller, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat or Red Deer you must file your appeal documents at the Registry in Calgary.

If the matter you are appealing was heard in another Alberta location you must file your appeal documents at the Registry in Edmonton.

Before filing a document, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the following:

The Court of Appeal is in the process of adopting an e-filing system. To assist the Court in its preparations for this new system, the Court is asking lawyers and self-represented litigants, when filing their multiple copies of bound documents, to ensure that one of those copies remains unbound or, alternatively, provide an electronic copy in advance to:

For more information, please review the Notice to the Profession – e-Filing Initiative.

Fees

Civil Appeals

The following filing fees are applicable to civil matters:

Notice of Appeal $600
Application for Permission to Appeal – Commencement Document $600
Application for Permission to Appeal – Non Commencement Document $50
Application to Restore an Appeal (including consent orders/letters) $200 – first restoration
$500 – second restoration
$1000 – third and subsequent restoration
All other applications $50

Criminal Appeals

Filing fees are not payable in criminal matters.

Civil and Criminal Appeals

Search fees $10 per search
Photocopying/fax fees $1 per page
Certification of a document $10 per document

Payment may be made by cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Interac Debit, certified cheque or money order. Certified cheques and money orders are payable to the Government of Alberta. In compliance with Credit Card Industry Standards, credit card payments over the phone or via fax or email cannot be accepted.

Forms

The following is an alphabetical list of the most commonly used forms in the Court of Appeal with links to both Word and PDF versions of each form.

If you are filing an Appeal Record, please also review the Appeal Record Requirements.

Civil

Name of Form
PDF Version
Word Version
Affidavit (Generic) - Form 49 Download Download
Affidavit (in Support of an Application) - Form 49 Download Download
Affidavit of Service Download Download
Application - Form AP-3 Download Download
Appointment for Assessment of Costs - Form 45 Download Download
Bill of Costs - Form 44 Download Download
Civil Notice of Appeal - Form AP-1 Download Download
Civil Notice of Cross Appeal - Form AP-2 Download Download
Cover Page (For Use With an Appeal Record, Factum, Extracts of Key Evidence and Authorities) - Form AP-5 Download Download
Discontinuance of Appeal - Form AP-4 Download Download
Extracts of Key Evidence – Table of Contents Download
Factum Download Download
Judgment Download Download
Memorandum of Argument Download Download
Notice of Change of Representation - Form 3 Download Download
Notice of Withdrawal of Lawyer of Record - Form 4 Download Download
Order (Single Judge Chambers) Download Download
Order (Three Judges - Panel Applications) Download Download
Order for Restoration of Appeal Download Download
Style of Cause (Civil) - Form AP-6 Download Download

Criminal

Name of Form
PDF Version
Word Version
Affidavit (Generic) - Form 49 Download Download
Affidavit (in Support of an Application) - Form 49 Download Download
Affidavit of Service Download Download
Application - Form AP-3 Download Download
Cover Page (For Use With an Appeal Record, Factum, Extracts of Key Evidence and Authorities) - Form AP-5 Download Download
Criminal Notice of Appeal (Appellant not represented by counsel) - Form A Download
Criminal Notice of Appeal (Appellant represented by counsel) - Form B Download
Extracts of Key Evidence – Table of Contents Download
Factum Download Download
Judgment Download Download
Memorandum of Argument Download Download
Notice of Abandonment of Criminal Appeal Download Download
Notice of Change of Representation - Form 3 Download Download
Order (Single Judge Chambers) Download Download
Order (Three Judges - Panel Applications) Download Download
Order for Judicial Interim Release - CPD Form A Download Download
Order for Restoration of Appeal Download Download
Sentence Appeal Questionnaire - CPD Form B Download Download