Probate forms and guidance

Forms and guidance on probate including fees, where to send your probate forms (PA1A and PA1P) and supplementary forms to support your application

Check if you need to pay inheritance tax before applying for probate.

You’ll need to complete either form IHT205 if you do not need to pay inheritance tax or form IHT400 if tax is due.

This page is available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

Probate guidance and postal forms

Paper application forms to get either a grant of probate if the person who died left a will (PA1P) or letters of administration (PA1A) if they did not leave a will. See the how to apply for probate for help on completing the application either by post or online.

Probate application: supporting forms

You may need to complete one of these forms to support your probate application

Stop a grant of probate

Contest a will : forms and guidance

Deposit or withdraw your will from storage

Other probate services

Published 21 March 2018
Last updated 18 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Reorganised and added revised forms and guidance related to applying or stopping a probate application.

  2. PA10 to PA14 added to collection.

  3. First published.