Form

Deputy fees form: exemptions or remissions

Apply to get a reduction (a remission or exemption) in deputy fees.

Document

Application for exemption or remission of deputyship fees (OPG120 and OPG120A)

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Details

Use this form if you are a deputy appointed by the Court of Protection and need help with the cost of the following fees:

  • £100 deputy assessment fee
  • £320 general supervision fee
  • £35 minimal supervision fee

If the person the deputy was appointed to help (the ‘client’) receives certain means-tested benefits, you won’t have to pay anything - this is called an ‘exemption’. The benefits are listed in the form.

If the client’s income before tax is less than £12,000 a year, you may only have to pay half - this is known as a ‘50% remission’. You can’t get this kind of reduction for a minimal supervision fee.

The form also explains how and when to pay the fees.

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Published 1 October 2011
Last updated 17 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added translation
  2. An updated deputy fees form (OPG120) has been added to this page to reflect changes to the Office of the Public Guardian's deputy supervision levels.
  3. First published.