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Power of Attorney Refund Scheme

The Ministry of Justice has announced that people who applied to have a Lasting Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney registered between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017 may apply for a partial refund of the fees paid. You must apply by 31st January 2021.

The refund scheme will be operated by the Office of the Public Guardian and applications can be made by telephone, post or online.

Supply your name, contact number, address and email address and the donor’s name and case reference number (if known) to:

Telephone:    0300 456 0300 (select option 6)
Write:             POA Refunds Team,7th Floor, Office of the Public Guardian,                                                           PO Box 16185, Birmingham B2 2WH
Email:             poarefunds@justice.gsi.gov.uk

Please note that the application must be made by the donor or an attorney even if the initial application was made by Sprake & Kingsley or another organisation.
If the donor has died only the Executor or Administrator of the estate can make the claim.