Apply online for a Family Violence Intervention Order

Who can use this form?

You can use this online application form if:

  • You are applying for a family violence intervention order (FVIO) at the Ringwood, Warrnambool, Hamilton or Portland Magistrates’ Courts or the Neighbourhood Justice Centre. If you are applying at a different court, please contact your local court.
  • You need an intervention order against a family member or partner. For an intervention order against a person who is not a family member or partner, you need a Personal Safety Intervention Order. Please contact your local court to make this application.
  • You are 18 years of age or older. If you are under 18, please contact your local court

If you would prefer to apply for a family violence intervention order in person using the paper form or would like further information, you can contact your local court.

Your safety online

Use the internet safely, especially if you are living with someone who may be violent. Only use this form in a safe location and on a safe computer or mobile phone. It may be safer to use a friend’s computer, one at work, a library or an internet café. Follow the related links for further information on online safety.

Family Violence Support Services

Links for Family Violence Support Services can be found here. Local contact details for the participating courts are provided below.


Neighbourhood Justice Centre
Northern Family and Domestic Violence Service
Phone: (03) 9450 4700
Elizabeth Morgan House Aboriginal Women’s Service Inc.
Phone: (03) 9482 5744
Merri Community Health Services
Phone: (03) 9480 6166
Ringwood Magistrates’ Court
Eastern Domestic Violence Outreach Service (EDVOS)
Phone: (03) 9259 4200
EACH Social and Community Health
Phone: 1300 00 3224
Eastern Community Legal Centre – Box Hill Office
Phone: (03) 9285 4822
Victoria Legal Aid – Ringwood Office
Phone: (03) 9259 5444
Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton Magistrates’ Courts
Emma House Domestic Violence Services Inc.
Phone: (03) 5561 1934
Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service Vic.
Phone: (03) 5562 5755

Apply Online

To start a Family Violence Intervention Order application, or return to a previously saved application, follow one of the links below.

Start application
Return to an application

This page was last updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 16:00