Advisory for court users and visitors

1. In view of the COVID-19 situation, from 12 May 2020, all visitors to the Supreme Court building will be required to complete the online Visitor Registration Form and provide their details using the SafeEntry system before entry into the building. Visitors will also need to check out of the SafeEntry system when they leave the building. The enhanced precautionary measures are to augment contact tracing capabilities. The QR codes for both forms will be available at the entrance/exit of the Supreme Court building. 

2. All visitors are also required to undergo temperature screening at the entrance before entering the building.

3. You will be denied entry if you:

  • Are serving a Quarantine Order;
  • Are serving a Stay-Home Notice;
  • Are serving a Leave of Absence;
  • Have been in close contact with any individual(s) who has/have been confirmed or suspected* to have COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days;
  • Are feeling unwell with fever (with temperature more than 37.9°C) and/or flu like symptoms (e.g. cough, runny nose and shortness of breath).

*pending results of COVID-19 tests

4. Should you be denied entry and have a hearing scheduled in the Supreme Court, please seek an adjournment of the hearing through a request on eLitigation (if you are a lawyer or if you are represented by a lawyer), or by email to (if you are a litigant-in-person) stating the case number and the evidence that you are serving a Quarantine Order, Stay-Home Notice, Leave of Absence or a medical certificate (in accordance with Supreme Court Practice Directions paragraph 14).

5. To minimise the time spent in public areas, instead of visiting us, you are encouraged to use our website, e-services, call or write to us where possible.

6. Safe distancing measures such as spacing out queue lines and seats at waiting areas have been put in place to minimise the risk of infection.

7. As a precautionary measure, the Supreme Court Library, The Learning Court at level 1, the Judicial Heritage Gallery at Basement 1 and the Viewing Gallery at level 8 are temporarily closed until further notice. We will advise when the facilities are reopen to the public again.

8. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.