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Reclaim Excess Fees for Lasting Power of Attorney Registration

In 2017 the Ministry of Justice announced that refunds would be offered for anyone charged £110 as opposed to £82 for each registration, between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017.
The refund scheme has now been launched.
Claims for full and partial refunds can be made by the Donor or the Attorney online – it takes only 10 minutes.
You will need:

  • the full names and addresses of the Donor and Attorney
  • the OPG reference number is preferable
  • the bank account details for the refund to be received

The Ministry of Justice confirmed that the number of applications eligible for refund is approximately 1.7 million.
To claim back your overpayment follow this link to the Government website (or copy and paste this into your browser: https://www.gov.uk/power-of-attorney-refund)
If you made your LPA via Wilson Browne Solicitors and are unable to find the documents you need (or require a copy) please email us at marketing@wilsonbrowne.co.uk providing the reference/registration number and we will help.
Sorry, we can only assist with LPAs made with us.