Search the register of official receivers in England and Wales.

An official receiver manages at least the first stage of bankruptcies and companies wound up by a court.

For example, they:

  • collect and protect assets for creditors after someone’s been made bankrupt
  • find out the reasons for the insolvency
  • act as trustee or liquidator where no private sector insolvency practitioner is appointed

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Before you start

You can’t get debt advice from an official receiver. For free debt advice contact Citizens Advice or National Debtline.

Scotland and Northern Ireland

You’ll have to contact an insolvency practitioner if you’re in Scotland.

Contact the Official Receiver if you’re in Northern Ireland.

Official Receiver
Insolvency Service
Fermanagh House
Ormeau Avenue