The Court of Protection makes decisions and appoints deputies to act on behalf of people who are unable to make decisions about their personal health, finance or welfare.

The Court of Protection
courtofprotectionenquiries@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 456 4600
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Find out about call charges

You can also write to the following address:

PO Box 70185
First Avenue House
42 - 49 High Holborn
London
WC1A 9JA

Emergency applications only - out of office hours
Telephone: 020 7947 6000
Find out about call charges

Ask for an ‘urgent business officer’ if you’re making an emergency application.

Read information on what the Court of Protection does and how to make an application.

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