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Changes to Bona Vacantia Division (BVD) guidance

The guidance sections on sending original documents to BVD have been updated

Changes to guidance

Changes to guidance

The Bona Vacantia Division (BVD) would prefer that you do not send in original documents. Instead please send copies of the originals certified as true copies by:

  • The Post Office checking service or a practicing UK Solicitor (in the UK)
  • Notary Public or Apostille (outside the UK)

More details can be found at: Estates – Making a claim to a deceased persons estate Companies – Dissolved Company Guidelines and Proof of Identity Checklist

In addition the making a claim to a deceased persons estate guidance has also been updated

Published 1 August 2016