Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain: ‘’

It does not apply to other content or websites published on any of its subdomains. These websites and their content will have their own specific accessibility statement.

This website is managed by Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST). It is designed to be used by the general public, including people with disabilities.

You should be able to:

  • zoom up to 200% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using a modern screen reader and speech recognition software (on a computer or phone)

This website is designed to comply with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549, v.3.2.1. This closely follows level ‘AA’ of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with technical standard EN 301 549 v.3.2.1 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. See ‘Non-accessible content’ for more details.

The website was last tested in February 2023.

Preparation of this statement

This statement was reviewed in December 2023.

The statement is based on a review of a representative sample of web pages by an IAAP-qualified accessibility expert, using a combination of manual and automated testing.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the European e-Justice Portal website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers through our feedback form:

We try to respond to feedback within 15 business days from the date of receipt of the enquiry by the responsible Commission department.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The ‘European e-Justice Portal’ website is designed to be compatible with the following most used assistive technologies:

  • the latest version of Google Chrome and Apple Safari browsers;

Technical specifications

The accessibility of the ‘European e-Justice Portal’ website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Non-accessible content

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the ‘European e-justice Portal’, we are aware of some limitations, which we are working on to fix by end of 2024. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact us if you encounter an issue not listed below. Known limitations for the ‘European e-justice Portal’ website:

  • some elements have ARIA attributes with invalid values,
  • some aria-hidden elements contain focusable elements,
  • some ARIA buttons, links and menu items do not have an accessible name,
  • some pages have elements with insufficient colour contrast,
  • some form elements do not have labels,
  • some links have indiscernible text,
  • some interactive controls are nested,
  • some active elements are not using unique id attributes,
  • some lists have an incorrect structure,
  • some document titles are missing text alternatives.
Last update: 21/12/2023

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