Inheritance Tax and probate

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  • Telephone: 0300 123 1072
  • Outside UK: +44 300 123 1072

Call HMRC for advice on probate and Inheritance Tax following a death, including:

  • understanding your Inheritance Tax responsibilities
  • confirming the forms you need
  • getting paper copies of forms
  • completing Inheritance Tax forms

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Opening times:

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Closed weekends and bank holidays


Write to HMRC with queries and correspondence about Inheritance Tax.

You don’t need to include a street name, city name or PO box when writing to this address.

Couriers should use a different address.

There is a different address for Inheritance tax payments.

Probate forms should be sent to your local Probate Registry.

Inheritance Tax
HM Revenue and Customs
United Kingdom

Please give the HMRC reference number, or tell HMRC the full name and date of death of the person who has died.

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Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.