HMCTS Fee Account application form

Apply to use Fee Account - a way for solicitors, local authorities and other regular users to make payments relating to civil and family cases.


Fee Account - application form

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Fee Account is a free, fast and secure way for regular users to pay application and other fees in the civil and family jurisdictions. It’s aimed at customers who pay more than 12 court fees a year.

You can:

  • pay fees into courts by direct debit, rather than using a cheque for each transaction
  • pay fees from your account up to a set weekly or credit limit
  • get refunds paid directly back into your account

Where you can use Fee Account

Fee Account can be used for transactions with:

  • the Civil National Business Centre
  • all offices of the County Court and family court
  • probate registries
  • magistrates’ courts which deal with civil and family work
  • the Court of Protection
  • the Royal Courts of Justice

Fee Account cannot be used to pay Money Claim Online (MCOL) fees.

More information


Telephone: 01633 652125 (Option 3)
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You will get a response to your application within 7 days.

Personal information

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Published 1 November 2017
Last updated 4 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Amended application form.

  2. Revised form and terms and conditions document.

  3. FAQ doc updated.

  4. Amended email address in the documents and on the publication page.

  5. Added the terms and conditions of the service.

  6. First published.