What is Portal?

Portal allows the general public and registered users to access court information including:

  • Perform smart searches by party name, record number, citation number, attorney bar number, attorney name, business name, case cross-reference number, or nickname
  • Search for court dates and hearings by case number, party name, business name, attorney name, attorney bar number, judicial officer, or courtroom
  • View case information, records, and documents
  • Make instant online credit card transactions to pay fines and fees


Who can use Portal?

Anyone wishing to access court information online can use Portal, including the public.

How do I register for Portal?

Registration for Portal is not required for anonymous users to search and view publicly available court information. The public may register if they plan to visit often and would like the ability to save cases to the ‘My Cases’ tab. Registration is required for Elevated Access. Only those users who have a verified business need and authority granted by statute will be approved for elevated access to access restricted case types or non-public information.

Are Portal training materials available?

Please click on the following links for additional training materials for Portal: 

Portal Overview Guide 

eCourts Services | North Carolina Judicial Branch (nccourts.gov)

Portal Search