Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is open to the public. The Court opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m. Court staff is available to assist you by telephone Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. You may contact the court by:

  • Appearing in person
  • Calling the court at 503-588-6146 (select option 5 for staff)
  • Sending a fax to 503-588-6441
  • Sending an email to,
  • Or writing the court regarding your pending matter at 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 215, Salem, Oregon 97301

If you are represented by an attorney for a criminal misdemeanor case, please contact your attorney.

Submit a Question to Court Staff on our contact form. Please include your date of birth and citation number for the most prompt response. 

Information on Recent Governor's Orders Regarding Remission of Fines and/or License Reinstatement

2022 Order Under Gov. Brown - 

2023 Order Under Gov. Kotek - 

The Salem Municipal Court is responsible for administering justice services that protect the rights of individuals, preserve a safe and livable community and inspire public confidence.