Madras High Court in Chennai Contact details, How to file a case, get Visitors Entry Pass

Madras High Court in Chennai, Tamil Nadu Customer Care Phone Number, Address, Email, How to file a case, how to get Visitors Entry Pass, Services / Facilities

The High Court of Judicature at Madras, one of the three High Courts in India established at the Presidency Towns by Letters Patent granted by Her Majesty Queen Victoria, bearing date 26th June 1862, is the highest Court in the State of Tamil Nadu, exercising Original Jurisdiction over the City of Madras and Appellate Jurisdiction over the entire State as well as extra-ordinary Original Jurisdiction, Civil and Criminal, under the Letters Patent and Special Original Jurisdiction for the issue of writs under the Constitution of India.

Address: Madras High Court
Thiru. M.Jothiraman(Incharge)
Registrar General
Madras High Court,

Phone: 91 – 044 -25301349; 91 – 044 – 25301000

Fax: 91 – 044 -25341829


Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Holiday

Court Sitting Hours: 10.30 a.m. to 01.30 p.m. & 02.15 p.m. to 04.45 p.m.


How many Judges are there in Madras High Court?

  • Total number: 75. 74 Judges and a Chief Justice are available at The High Court.
  • Approved Judge Strength is 75 where the Permanent judges are 56 and Additional judges are 19.

Quick Facts: How many high courts are there in India?

There are 25 high courts presented in India

How many Advocate in Madras High Court?

  • 62 lawyers

Who are the Hon’ble Judges in Madras High Court?

  1. Chief Justice
  2. Present Judges
  3. Assets of Judges
  4. Speeches by Judges
  5. Former Chief Justices

Types of Civil / Criminal Judges in Madras High Court

Civil Criminal
District Judges Sessions Judges
Senior Civil Judges Chief Judicial Magistrates
Civil Judges Assistant Sessions Judges
Judicial Magistrates

What are the Courts available in Madras High Court?

  • City Civil Courts
  • Court of Small Causes
  • Labour Court
  • Family Court
  • Tamil Nadu State Legal Services Authority
  • Tamil Nadu Mediation and Conciliation Center

High Court of Madras – Registrars Name / Designation / Contact Number

Name Designation Office Phone No.
Thiru. M.Jothiraman(Incharge) Registrar General 25301349, 25341829(F)
Thiru. M.Jothiraman Registrar (Judicial) 25359666, 25356882(F), 25301104
 – Registrar (Inspection) 25301125
Thiru.B. Hari Registrar (Administration) 25359444, 25330693(F), 25301103
Thiru. M. Saisaravanan Registrar (Vigilance) 25341396, 25330694(F), 25301102
Thiru.V. Devanathan Official Assignee 25301106
Thiru. K. Seetharaman Registrar (Special Cell) 25301119
Thiru .K. Ayyappan Registrar (Recruitment) 25332395
Tmt. V. Uma Registrar-cum-Special Officer (Liaisoning) 25332805, 25301135
Tmt. N. Saraswathi Registrar (Management) 25346777, 25359076(F), 1108
Tmt.M.Suba Anbumani Registrar (District Judiciary) 25301117
Thiru. C. Vijayakumar Additional Registrar – I (Vigilance) 25332800, 25301114
Thiru V. Jaisankar Registrar cum P.S. to Hon’ble Chief Justice 25342240, 25332101(F), 25301105
Thiru.K.Balasubramanian, Director (Tamil Nadu Mediation and Conciliation Centre) 25332246
Thiru. S. Ganapathisamy Registrar (IT-cum-Statistics) 25301118
Thiru. T.Naga Dhanunjaya Rao Joint Registrar (Protocol) 25356880, 25340942, 25301109

Madras High Court 2024 Holidays lists

Festival Date (DD/MM/YYY)
Bakrid  17.06.2024
Muharram  17.07.2024
Independence Day 15-8-2024
Krishna jayanthi 26-08-2024

Milad un Nabi

Gandhi Jayanthi 2-10-2024
Ayutha Pooja 11-10-2024
Deepavali 31-10-2024
High Court Holiday 1-11-2024
High Court Holiday 23-12-2024
Christmas 25-12-2024

What are the Services available at Madras High Court?

  • Cause List
  • Judgments
  • Status of Cases
  • Daily Orders
  • Display Boards
  • e – Filing

Facilities at High Court of Madras

  1. Judges Library
  2. Information Centre (Ground Floor of the Annexe Building)
  3. Touch Screen Kiosks (Information Centre)
  4. Stamp Vendors, Notaries and Oath Commissioners
  5. LED Display boards (Outside every Court Hall)
  6. SMS Service
  7. Dispensary with Ambulance (Ground Floor of the Annexe Building’s Main Entrance)
  8. Public Canteen (between the Three-Floor and Five-Floor Law Chambers)
  9. Aavin Milk Parlour near Gate No.3 (Aavin Gate)
  10. R.O. Drinking Water plants
  11. Pay and Use Toilets (Near the Family Court Building)
  12. Police Station and Fire Service Station near Gate No.5 (Esplanade Gate)
  13. Railway Reservation Counter (Near Family Court Building)
  14. Post Office (Ground Floor of the Library Block)
  15. Indian Bank & ATM (Ground Floor of the Library Annexe Building)
  16. ATM Centre (Ground Floor of Annexe Building near Writ A.E. Section)
  17. BSNL outlet (Ground Floor of the Library Block)
  18. Xerox Shops (Near Gate No.3 (Aavin Gate) and in the Ground Floor of City Civil Court)
  19. BSNL PCO Booth near Gate No.3 (Aavin Gate)

Where was Law Chambers of the Advocates are located?

(i) Old Law Chambers in the Main Building – Near Gate No.3 (Aavin)

(ii) Additional Law Chambers (III Floor) in the Main Building  – Near Gate No.3 (Aavin Gate)

(iii) New Additional Law Chambers (V Floor) – Near Gate No.5 (Esplanade Gate)

(iv) Government Pleader’s Office – Ground Floor of the main building

(v) Public Prosecutor’s Office – Second Floor of the Main Building.

How to check the Madras High Court court case status by case number?

  1. Visit the court website
  2. You can check the status of court case by providing case file number / FIR number / Party name / Advocate name / Case code / Act / Case type
  3. Select the court location and other requirements, Year
  4. Click Search to check the status

How to check court case status at Madras High Court

How to get Visitor Entry Pass (HCV Pass) in Madras High Court?

High Court of Madras had an e-Visitor Pass software for the entry of Advocates / Party-in-Person into the Principal Seat at Madras High Court. To get the pass, you can

  1. Visit the website: Visitor Entry Pass
  2. Enter visitor name, date of visit & Mobile Number
  3. Enter the Visitor Address
  4. Enter what purpose you had to visit
  5. Enter the Case type, Case No.& Year
  6. Submit ID Proof details
  7. Upload your Photo
  8. Click “Submit”.

How to e-File a Case in Madras High Court?

  1. Visit Case E-Filing
  2. You can find the details about E – Filing Registration & E – Filing of New Case through the above link.

How to know the Status of a Filed Case?

You may visit the below link to know about the status of your details.

Click here

  1. Select High Court and Bench to which the Case being searched.
  2. Party Name, Case Number, Filing Number, Advocate Name, FIR Number, Act or Case Type.
  3. Select the criteria on which you want to search the Case, from the tabs provided on the screen.

How to Contact Madras High Court Librarian?

Address: Judges` Library,
Madras High Court,
Chennai 600 104.

Phone: 044 2535 2243, 044 2530 1209


Public Information Officers and Appellate Authorities of Madras High Court

Appellate Authority

Registrar General,
High Court, Madras,
Phone: 044-25301101

Public Information OfficerRegistrar (Administration)

High Court, Madras,
Phone: 044-25301103

Assistant Public Information OfficerJoint Registrar (RTI Act)

High Court, Madras,
Phone: 044-25301133

Careers at Madras High Court

Centralised Recruitment Cell constituted to take up the recruitment of Judicial Officers in the cadres of District Judge and Civil Judge; staff members of subordinate judiciary in Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry and staff members for the Madras High Court Service.

To apply, please visit here.

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Madras High Court Signage Board


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