Make a report on someone's capacity to make decisions: Form COP3

Use Form COP3 (an 'assessment of capacity') to submit an expert opinion about someone's mental capacity as part of an application to make decisions for them.


Assessment of capacity: COP3

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Send this form to the Court of Protection along with Form COP1: Apply to make decisions on someone’s behalf.

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Published 1 December 2017
Last updated 14 July 2023 + show all updates
  1. Uploaded a new version of the English form

  2. Signature box can now accept typed name.

  3. Added translation