Applying to the Court
If you were convicted at the Crown Court then your appeal route is to the Court of Appeal Criminal Division . If you were convicted at a Magistrates Court then go to the Crown Court ( 14 days ) .
If you applied to the Court of Appeal but were refused by either the Single Judge or Full Court then you need to go to the CCRC .There is no time limit for an applicaiton to the CCRC however you would nee dto have gorunds which you had not argued before .
How to appeal to the Court of Appeal ?
This is done by Direct Lodgement with the CACD . 28 Days from Conviction in the Crown Court [ Not from the date of sentence ]
From 1st October the CACD has implemented direct lodgement •This is covered by Part 39 of the Criminal Procedure Rules as amended •You will lodge directly at : Registrar of Criminal Appeals at the Criminal Appeal Office, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgTel:020 7947 6011/6014 DX: RCJ 44451 Strand
This handy document explains the basic requirements and importantly what limited cases the new lodgement rules do not apply to https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/criminal/docs/october-2015/2018-appeal-forms/guidance-lodging-appeals-september-2018.pdf
The Court provides in addition detailed guidance on completing the new appeal forms [ 8 pages ] to be accessed here : http://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/criminal/docs/october-2015/2018-appeal-forms/ng-guidance.pdf
It is assumed you will be familiar with “A guide to commencing Proceedings in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division “ https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/727918/Guide-to-proceedings-in-Court-of-Appeal-Criminal-Division-0818.pdf