Office Of The Public Guardian
Why the change is happening
The fee reduction has been made possible by the high number of applications OPG is processing and efficiencies which have driven down the cost of providing the service. Ministers hope that cutting fees will encourage even more people to take out LPAs, providing peace of mind for themselves and their families.
How this change affects LPA and EPA applications
LPA and EPA applications paid for* from 1 April 2017 onwards will be charged 82.
For those who applied through a third party such as a solicitor, the solicitor will be notified and the payment will be returned to the person who paid the original registration fee. The money will go directly into that persons bank account.
*Clarification entitlement to refunds:
If you paid online before 1 April but we received your LPA on or after 1 April youll s