Lasting and enduring power of attorney fees are changing

Office of the Public Guardian

March 31
16:06 2017

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 recently submitted an LPA or EPA application with a payment of 110 thats paid for after 1 April 2017, the difference will be refunded to the individual who made the payment.

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.

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