Supporting documents for claim

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To lodge a claim, you must provide the following documents:


Type of claim Supporting documents
Less than $12,000 or your claim is not genuinely contestable
More than $12,000
Motor vehicle damage in the Magistrates Court
  • If the claim is for the cost of repair to your motor vehicle, and –
    • the repairs are yet to be completed - a detailed quote from a repairer showing the cost of the repair of the motor vehicle; or
    • the repairs have been completed – a detailed invoice of the costs of the repair of the motor vehicle.
  • If the claim is for the loss of your motor vehicle – evidence of the value of the motor vehicle, being at least a valuation by a valuer or loss adjuster, or the RedBook value of the motor vehicle.
  • If you are claiming for the cost of hiring a motor vehicle while your motor vehicle was being repaired or replaced – an invoice showing a detailed breakdown of teh cost of hire.
  • If you are claiming any other costs you have had to pay as a result of the loss of your motor vehicle – detailed invoices showing a breakdown of these costs.
Property damage in the Magistrates Court
  • If the claim is for the cost of repair to your property, and –
    • the repairs are yet to be completed - a detailed quote from a repairer showing the cost of the repair of the property; or
    • the repairs have been completed – a detailed invoice of the costs of the property.
  • If the claim is for the loss of your property – evidence of the value of the property, being at least a valuation by a valuer or loss adjuster.
  • If you are claiming for the cost of hiring property while your property was being repaired or replaced – an invoice showing a detailed breakdown of the cost of hire.
  • If you are claiming any other costs you have had to pay as a result of the loss of your property – detailed invoices showing a breakdown of these costs.
Building Work Contractors Act
Retail and Commercial Leases Act
Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act
Victims of Crime – Recovery One of the following:
  • Certificate under s28(3)
  • Certificate under s28(5)
  • Request for Summary Judgment
  • Notice under s28(4)
  • Notice of Request for Summary Judgment
  • Draft Minutes of Order
Provision Out of Estate – Inheritance