Department of Justice

Court Services

Court Services Frequently Asked Questions


Where are the Courts?

Law Courts
2134 Second Avenue (ground floor)
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

The following services are offered at this location:

  • Court Administration
  • Court of Appeal
  • Court Services
  • Fine Payments and Court Registry
  • Maintenance Enforcement Program
  • Sheriff's Office
  • Territorial Court
  • Witness Administration Program
  • Yukon Law Library
  • Yukon Review Board
  • Yukon Supreme Court

  • When is my Court date?

    Please contact the Court Registry to find out when you are scheduled to make a Court appearance.

    Whitehorse Court Operations
    2134 Second Avenue
    Law Courts Building
    P.O. Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
    Phone: (867) 667-5441
    Dawson City Court Registry
    P.O. Box 651
    Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0
    Phone: (867) 993-5070
    Fax: (867) 993-5311


    How can I apply for a pardon?

    The National Parole Board issues pardons of convictions. You can apply for a pardon by completing a Pardon Application Guide and returning it to the National Parole Board. Contact Adult Probation Services for a Pardon Application Guide:

    Adult Probation Services
    Department of Justice
    Government of Yukon
    Box 2703
    301 Jarvis St.
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    Phone: (867) 667-5231
    Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5231
    Fax: (867) 667-3446
    Email: adultprobation@gov.yk.ca

    Further information on pardons (including downloadable forms) can be found on the National Parole Board web site .


    How can I find out about my court case?

    • Criminal Court Cases
      Call the general inquiries line at (867) 667-5441 (Toll free from within the Yukon, 1-800-661-0408, extension 5441)
    • Small Claims Court and Child Protection
      Call (867) 667-5619 (Toll free from within the Yukon, 1-800-661-0408, extension 5619)
    • Supreme Court Civil Cases
      Call (867) 667-5937 (Toll free from within the Yukon, 1-800-661-0408, extension 5937)
    • Not sure what kind of court case you have?
      Call the General Inquiries line at 667-5441 (Toll free from within the Yukon, 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5441)


    How can I swear an Information?

    • Whitehorse Court Services in Whitehorse has set times and dates for swearing Informations before a Justice of the Peace. You should come to the Court Registry in Whitehorse on:
  • Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday at 12:00 noon
  • Friday at 11:00 a.m.
  • If you are not able to have your Information sworn at these times and the matter is urgent, come to the registry and ask if a Justice of the Peace can be made available to swear your Information.

    • Other Communities Contact your local Justice of the Peace to ask about swearing an Information. If you do not know the name of your Justice of the Peace, contact your community RCMP detachment, or phone the Territorial Court Judges' Chambers at 667-5438, or toll-free at (800) 661-0408, extension 5438.