Virginia's Judicial System

General District Court Forms

These forms are available as Adobe Acrobat PDF documents. The Adobe Reader (free from Adobe) allows you to view, complete and print PDF documents. These forms are designed and tested to work with Internet Explorer and may not display or function correctly in other browsers (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari, etc.).  If Internet Explorer is not available, download (save) the form and then open it using Adobe Reader, rather than opening it within your browser.

All of our PDF files are tested prior to posting. If you have problems with a form, please review the troubleshooting information in Adobe's support knowledgebase. You may also contact the

Forms and Instructions Available for Completion Online
These forms can be completed online and printed for submission to the court.

Form-Related Information 
Contains general information regarding specific forms, including those related to Statutory Fee Waivers for Court-Appointed Counsel (Forms DC-40 and DC-40(A))

District Court Forms List
A listing of all forms that are available for use in the general district court. Only those forms that can be submitted to the court by a member of the public are available for completion online.

District Court Forms Manual
The District Court Forms Manual contains sample versions of district court forms for illustrative purposes only, along with a listing of the information to be entered on each form, and comments about how each form is used in the court process. This Manual is meant to be consulted in conjunction with the General District Court Manual and the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Manual, which are also available on this site.