Civil legal aid application forms

Forms and guidance to apply for legal aid in civil and family cases, as well as certificates, notices, proceeding codes, and judicial review.

Where to send emergency forms


CIV APP forms

Civil application forms and some guidance.


Issue of certificate; issue of extension or amendment; withdrawal.

Supporting guidance

Civil applications: checklist for new applications, proceedings codes including wordings, limitation codes, borderline cases.

Judicial review

Pro-forma and guidance.

High Profile cases

Internal LAA process for managing high profile cases.

Updates to this page

Published 1 April 2013
Last updated 5 April 2024 + show all updates
  1. Added High Profile Cases SOP

  2. First published.