Forced marriage protection orders (FL701)

How a protection order can help if you’re being forced into marriage, or are already in a forced marriage.



Guidance on forced marriage protection orders, including:

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

You can find out more about applying for forced marriage protection orders.

Updates to this page

Published 1 April 2017
Last updated 27 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Revised FL701 guidance uploaded.

  2. First published.

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