Inheritance Tax: general enquiries


Pay your Inheritance Tax bill

To contact HMRC about probate use probate: general enquiries.

Probate applications and payments for probate fees should be sent to HM Courts and Tribunals Service.


Speak to an adviser online about general queries on Inheritance Tax.


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

0300 123 1072

Outside UK:
+44 300 123 1072

Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.

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Write to HMRC with queries and correspondence about Inheritance Tax or send your IHT400 Inheritance Tax Account.

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

You do not 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.

Inheritance Tax
HM Revenue and Customs
United Kingdom