MyHMCTS: How to make follow-up applications for a divorce or dissolution

Guides for legal professionals using the new law service for general applications and applications for alternative service, deemed and dispensed service and conditional orders.

Applies to England and Wales



This guidance is for the new law divorce services, which includes all applications submitted from April 2022.

Use the MyHMCTS: How to apply online for a divorce or dissolution guidance for initial applications.

If you are a representing a respondent, use the MyHMCTS: File an acknowledgement of service for a divorce or dissolution application guidance.

You can only apply for a conditional order once you have received the notification from MyHMCTS to say that you are eligible. This will be 20 weeks after the initial application.

Guidance for the old service

Use the MyHMCTS: How to use the online divorce services guidance for applications submitted before April 2022.

Guidance for case administration tasks

Visit MyHMCTS: how to complete case administration tasks for guidance on case administration tasks, such as:

  • sharing a case
  • assigning a case
  • filing a notice of change or acting

Get help with MyHMCTS

Help with managing a case or organisation in MyHMCTS

The MyHMCTS service is supported by the MyHMCTS support team. They will assist if you are having difficulties or errors with things such as logging in or assigning cases. Contact them at

Help with case details

Get in touch with Stoke Court and Tribunal Service Centre:

Opening times for calls and webchat are Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm. Closed on bank holidays.

Published 4 August 2022
Last updated 3022 AugustSeptember 2022 + show all updates
  1. Added guidance for switch to sole in joint app guide

  2. Added citizen journey for joint applications

  3. Added joint guide for solicitor applicants

  4. Added guide for responding to a conditional order refusal

  5. First published.