Time limit for ECtHR applications reduced to four months
From 1 February 2022, the time limit for lodging a complaint at the European Court of Human Rights is being cut from six months to four months after a final ruling at national level.
As of 1 February 2022 the time-limit for submitting an application to the European Court of Human Rights is four months following the final domestic judicial decision in the case, which is usually a judgment delivered by the highest court in the country concerned. The time-limit was previously six months.
Please find the full press release here.
Updated ECtHR guidance for applicants in all Council of Europe languages can be found here.
For further information, please visit the the website of the European Court of Human Rights.