Prince Edward Island Courts - COVID-19 Impacts

Notice to the Profession, the Public and the Media regarding court operations, COVID-19 P.E.I. Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of P.E.I.

Beginning June 30, 2022, the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal will be lifting COVID-19 restrictions which have been in place to date.


The courts will l no longer require masks to be worn by those who enter the courthouse.

Gathering Limits

All gathering and capacity limits implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted. As a result, it will no longer be necessary to advise the court clerk in advance the names and contact information for individuals who will be attending a court proceeding.

Filing Documents

Access to the Registry will no longer be restricted. The Drop Box will continue to be available for document delivery, and you are encouraged to use this alternative. The option of filing documents via email to will also be maintained, subject to limitations relating to voluminous fi lings and any filings which are bound and/or tabbed.

All Courts have resumed hearing most matters in-person. However, a request for a virtual hearing can be made. It will be in the discretion of each Court whether to hold a virtual hearing. Inquiries may be directed to:

Making payments to sheriff's office

For information about payments, contact the sheriff's office at 902-620-3573.



Published date: 
June 15, 2022
Justice and Public Safety

General Inquiries

Family Law and Court Services Division
CR McQuaid Family Law Centre
1 Harbourside Access Road
Charlottetown, PE

Phone: 902-368-6940