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Copy Requests for District Court

Photocopies are only available for cases filed in the Western District of Missouri.

Electronic copies

If you have Internet access and a PACER login and password, you may access many documents electronically. Internet access to civil and criminal court records is fee-based and can be found at

Register for a PACER account

Document fees

Documents not maintained electronically 50 cents per page
Electronic records  10 cents per page
Certified copy $12 + copy fee
Exemplified copy $24 + copy fee

Payment for copies is required at the time of the request.

Photocopies of documents may be obtained as follows:

By mail

Send a written request to one of the following offices:

Charles Evans Whittaker Courthouse
Attn: Clerk's Office - Records Request
400 East 9th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
United States Courthouse
Attn: Clerk's Office - Records Request
80 Lafayette Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
United States Courthouse
Attn: Clerk's Office - Records Request
222 N. John Q. Hammons Parkway
Springfield, MO 65806

Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of the copies.

By Email

Email a written request for copies to

In person

Copies are available in person during regular business hours.

Access to electronic case files is available in each office of the Western District of Missouri via the Internet at 

Please contact Jonathan Cole via email at or by phone at 816-512-5069, if you have additional questions.