Fax Filing

Facsimile Transmissions are accepted at the Pend Oreille County Clerk’s Office as of January 1, 2010. A fax copy shall constitute an original for all court purposes. Documents being faxed must:

  • bear the notation; “SENT on ________________(date) VIA FAX FOR FILING IN COURT. (GR 17)
  • have the original copy retained by the party for 60 days after completion of the case. (GR 17)
  • be accompanied by a fax transmittal sheet. (link below)
  • be prepaid ($5.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each page thereafter.)
  • have approval of the Clerk’s Office if over 20 pages during business hours. Call (509) 447-2435

Documents requiring filing fees may be faxed. These include, but are not limited to, original petitions or complaints, jury demands, writs, notices of appeal and petitions to modify child support. Payment must be made prior to FAX filing.

Original wills and negotiable instruments may not be filed by facsimile transmission.

E-Submission of Protection Orders

Protection Orders can be electronically filed to the Pend Oreille County Clerk’s Office. An electronic filed copy shall constitute an original for all court purposes. There is no charge to e-submit a protection order to the courts.

Documents being electronically filed must:

  • be completed actual court forms
  • be in PDF format, 8.5 x 11 inches, portrait orientation
  • not contain embedded videos

To submit Protection Order packets, click on the Protection Order Link. This will open a form with the following form fields: Name, Email, Phone #(required), Firm Name and Document Description (optional). After filling out the form fields click on ” Attach Protection Order/Packet” to upload one or multiple documents (required). When ready, click on the “Submit” button.  The Clerk’s Office will be in touch with any questions.


Send payments to: Pend Oreille County Clerk
PO Box 5020
Newport, WA 99156
Or come into: Pend Oreille County Hall of Justice
229 S. Garden Ave.
Newport, WA 99156
Credit card payment by phone:
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