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Apply for help with court and tribunal fees: Form EX160

Apply online or with the EX160 paper form when you make your court or tribunal application. Includes EX160A guidance notes.

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Application form: EX160

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Fee remissions contribution calculator: EX160C

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Published 22 March 2016
Last updated 4 March 2024 + show all updates
  1. Uploaded Welsh version of the EX160 form.

  2. Removed forms for applications made or fees paid before 27 November 2023.

  3. Fixed a calculation error in the new English and Welsh versions of EX160C

  4. Added Welsh version of the new EX160A guidance

  5. Added Welsh version of the new fee remission calculator

  6. New form, guidance and calculator added for applications made or fees paid on or after 27 November 2023

  7. Added Welsh version of EX160A HTML guidance

  8. Added wording to make clear that applicants must apply for help with fees at the same time as they make their court or tribunal application.

  9. Eligibility and further information updated and new versions of forms and guidance uploaded.

  10. Amendments to the further information text.

  11. Revised EX160 form and easy read version of the guide.

  12. Added fee remissions contribution calculator.

  13. Forms updated

  14. Revised EX160A leaflet

  15. First published.