Routes of appeal (Form 201)

Find out which court or tribunal to appeal to, based on the type of case and the court where the decision you’re appealing was made.


Routes of appeal (form 201)

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This guidance explains when you can apply to the Court of Appeal and when you must appeal a different way. It covers different types of appeal including in family, civil and tribunal cases.

You can also use the online tool to check where to appeal.

Find out if you can get help with fees.

Published 1 April 2013
Last updated 1020 JuneOctober 20242023 + show all updates
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