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Register an enduring power of attorney

Forms and guidance to register an enduring power of attorney (EPA).

Applies to England and Wales

Documents

Enduring power of attorney: registration forms and guidance (ZIP pack)

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Guidance for registering an enduring power of attorney (EPA101)

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Notice of intention to register an enduring power of attorney (EP1PG)

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Apply to register an enduring power of attorney (EP2PG)

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Notes for completing application form EP2PG

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Power of attorney fees: application for exemption or remission (LPA120)

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Details

Use these forms to register an enduring power of attorney (EPA) if the person who made it (the ‘donor’) has lost or is losing mental capacity.

You can download:

  • a complete pack of documents in ZIP file format
  • individual forms and guidance

As soon as you’ve officially told people you intend to register, send the completed EP2PG form to:

Office of the Public Guardian
PO Box 16185
Birmingham
B2 2WH

Include the original EPA form or a certified copy if the original has been lost.

You can email customerservices@publicguardian.gov.uk to get the document in large print.

Include your address and the title of the document you need.

Personal information

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is committed to the responsible handling and security of your personal information.

Your privacy is important to us and protected in law by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA).

Published 25 June 2013
Last updated 23 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added Welsh translations of documents

  2. Added 'Personal information' section.

  3. Updated fee information

  4. Updated docs added: EPA registration pack, forms EP1PG, EP2PG and EP3PG

  5. Replaced EP2PG (Application to register an EPA form) with a fillable PDF

  6. Replaced guidance document with updated contact address for Court of Protection and some minor amendments. Added form to object to registration of an EPA (form EP3PG).

  7. Replaced zip pack and LPA120 form to reflect new power of attorney application fees from 1 October 2013.

  8. First published.