The Addl Sub-District Council Court, Champhai was established at 7.1.1965 and inaugurated by Mr J.Malsawma and he himself was appointed as Magistrate.
The Court continued to function, although some graduates were appointed as Magistrates due to lack of law educated persons until the separation of Judiciary was declared in 2005. After the separation of Judiciary, the Court function was conducted by Mizoram Judicial Service personnels.
In Champhai District, the separation of Judiciary came into effect in July 2010 and the Addl Sub-District Council Court was transformed into District Court, Champhai and the court function was conducted under the supervision of two judges – Senior Civil Judge-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate and Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate First Class.
The Court Building is located at Tlangrawt, Vengthlang, Champhai. The building consisted of three floors - The first floor is being occupied by Bar Association and Prosecution Branches, the second floor by Senior Civil Judge-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate and the Court staff. The third floor by Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate First Class alongwith Court Staff and District Legal Services Authority staff.