Witness Service Dumfries

Welcome to your local witness service. We provide free, confidential information and support for victims and witnesses of crime, including:

  • Court familiarisation visits and an explanation of court procedures prior to trial
  • Information regarding court attendance for victims and witness
  • Emotional support while you wait to give evidence
  • Appointments to meet with our support team

Service location, opening hours and contact details are listed below along with court and parking details.

Witness Service Dumfries

Sheriff Court House
Buccleuch Street
Dumfries
DG1 2AN

01387 264 804
witnessservice.dumfries@victimsupportsco.org.uk

Opening hours:

Monday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday 9am – 5pm
Wednesday 9am – 5pm
Thursday 9am – 5pm
Friday 9am – 5pm

If you need support outwith these hours, our helpline is open 8am-8pm, Mon-Fri 0800 160 1985

Dumfries Sheriff Court

If you need to contact the court or are looking for more information about attending a trial, please use the contact details below:

Sheriff Court House
Buccleuch Street
Dumfries
DG1 2AN

01387 262334
dumfries@scotcourts.gov.uk
Dumfries Sheriff Court website

Directions
Directions to the court can found on the Dumfries Sheriff Court website

Parking
There is no public car parking available at this court. The nearest long stay car park is at Whitesands (5 minutes walk). A disk system operates in most other areas. Disks can be obtained from shops, libraries and various other places within Dumfries. A limited supply is held by the court.