General Questions

What are the office timings of the High Court of Balochistan?

The High Court office timings are from Monday to Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The High Court is closed on Sunday.

What are the court timings of the High Court of Balochistan?

The High Court of Balochistan is open for the public from Monday to Friday, from 9:00a.m. to 1:30p.m. It is closed on Saturday and Sunday, except in special cases, that will be announced in advance under 'Alert & Events' on the home page.

How do I get to the High Court of Balochistan?

Please Click here for details of our location and map.

Can I go and sit in any court room or walk around the building?

Yes, during the proceedings you can sit in any court room. Nonetheless, you are advised to use the sitting area designated for the public mentioned on the map. You are also restricted to walk in the areas open to the public. Click here to find out which areas are open to the public.

Is there a place anywhere to leave my belongings?

No, due to security reason you cannot leave your belongings anywhere in the building.

In case of emergency whether any medical facility is available?

Yes, a doctor is available in the High Court premises. Facility of an ambulance is also available in case of an emergency.

Are there facilities available for wheelchair users?

On the ground floor of the main building open to the public, there is wheelchair accessibility. Ramps have been built for this specific purpose. There is also a lift/elevator to the first floor. Please check map to see location.

Where can I buy refreshments?

The Court has a canteen in front of the sitting area, serving soft drinks and snacks. Water is also available from specifically installed coolers. Please Click here to see location.

Are courts always open to the public? Can anyone attend court?

All courts are public buildings and almost every court hearing is open to anyone, on the principle that justice should be seen to be done. In a "closed court", the public is excluded. This may be done for various reasons, primarily to protect witnesses or any leak of sensitive information.

Is there a separate seating area for ladies?

Yes, there is a separate room for ladies adjacent to the bar room.

Is there any parking space at the High Court building for the public?

Unfortunately, due to security reasons, it is not possible to park your vehicle within the premises of the High Court building, nor around the perimeter of the building.

What is the hierarchy of the officers in Court?

Please see the Organogram available on the website. Please Click here to view the Organogram

Court Procedures

How do I find out where and when my case is being heard?

The daily Cause List is posted on the Notice Board and on the website of the Balochistan High Court. If you do not see your name on the list, please contact the Roster Branch. This Branch is on the ground floor of the Balochistan High Court.

Additionally at the kiosk in the veranda information/guidance on the fixation /hearing of a case is available. You may also click "Case Status", on the home page you will find information regarding case category , case number, case year, bench, case title, institution date, last hearing date and next hearing date.

If my case is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. why wasn't it called until 11:15 a.m.?

Cases are scheduled at various times of the day. If you are scheduled to appear at 9:00 a.m. you can be called anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. depending on the appearance of the people in court, and the duration of each case.Please note, it is important to arrive in court on time, as roll call and general information regarding court procedures and services may begin before court convenes.

Can I access my file?

You may apply for a certified copy of any order or judgment passed in your case, against a receipt issued to the copying branch mentioning therein the date of the delivery of the copy of the order/judgment on charges thereof.

How do I find out a whether certified copy applied for in my case is ready or not?

The receipt issued to you by the Copying Branch includes the date of the delivery of the certified copy applied for. Please contact 'Copying Branch' located on the ground floor if you have any queries.

Where can I get the details of Institution and Disposal of cases?

You may find this information in the Balochistan High Court website, under 'online case status', 'case lists' and 'case list archive' and in the Data Section of the High Court.

What are the timings for filing fresh cases and miscellaneous applications?

The timing is from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Can I access court records online?

It is not possible to access court records online.