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U.S. Marshals Service

Eastern District of Louisiana

Courthouse Locations   


New Orleans - District Headquarters

500 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Contact Number:  (504) 589-6079


New Orleans Federal Courthouse

The Eastern District of Louisiana Courthouse is located at 500 Poydras Street, between Camp Street and Magazine Streets in New Orleans, Louisiana. There are two public entrances to the courthouse. Entry can be achieved via Poydras Street or Lafayette Street. All persons having business in the Courthouse you must possess a valid State or Government issued photo identification card and pass established security screening procedures. While not an exhaustive list, the following items are prohibited from being brought into the courthouse:

  • Liquids over 3 ounces, no more than 5 containers
  • Guns
  • Knives
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Nail clippers
  • Tape recorders or any other recording device
  • Cameras, camcorders, or any other video recording device
  • Pets (ADA authorized are allowed)

There is no parking on the streets immediately surrounding the courthouse, but there are paid parking meters (2 hour maximum) on the streets, in the vicinity of the courthouse and commercial parking facilities are also nearby. 

The courthouse is located in the Central Business District and easily accessible from several highway exits.  It is very close to the bus stops on Magazine, Poydras and Tchoupitoulas Streets, the Algiers Ferry and to the St. Charles Streetcar line. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice