Subpoena coordination

Learn about the Victoria Police Subpoena Coordination Unit, how to serve a subpoena on Victoria Police and how to pay your compliance fee.

The Subpoena Coordination Unit (SCU) is part of the Victoria Police Legal Services Department.

SCU is the central coordination point for all subpoenas served on Victoria Police.

The Unit's primary responsibility is to:

  • receive
  • assess
  • coordinate, and 
  • monitor subpoenas to ensure compliance.

Subpoenas are recorded on a central database and distributed for action.

The SCU provides Victoria Police staff with access to appropriate resources and information. This enables them to fulfil their lawful obligations.

Serving a subpoena on Victoria Police

Subpoenas and accompanying documentation must be served by email to

All documentation must be in PDF format.

Paying your subpoena compliance fee

Your subpoena compliance fee must be paid online.

Online payment can be made by credit card on our Westpac PayWay portal.

You will need to enter the court case reference number that your subpoena relates to. This enables immediate referencing of your payment to your subpoena.

Please provide your email address if you would like a receipt for your payment.

Subpoena compliance fees update

Subpoena compliance fees are currently under review by Victoria Police.

We expect the review to bring fees in line current legislative provisions.

If you are unsure about the correct compliance fee, please email

Please include as much detail as possible in your email to help us to determine the right fee.

General enquiries

For general enquiries, please email

Please do not use this email address for the service of subpoenas.