Guidance

Female genital mutilation protection orders (FGM700)

Who can apply for an order, how to apply and what happens when the court receives your application.

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Guidance on female genital mutilation (FGM) protection orders, including:

  • what FGM is
  • how FGM protection orders can help
  • how to apply for an FGM protection order
  • getting an order quickly
  • what happens at a hearing

Further information on FGM protection orders on GOV.UK.

Published 1 April 2017
Last updated 4 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated FGM700 guidance published.

  2. Revised FGM700 uploaded.

  3. First published.