Register with LAA online to send civil forms POA1 and crime forms CRM4, CRM4a, CRM5 and CRM7 and (in some areas) CRM14 with guidance.
Changes to eForms system
Thedetails these changes.
Sign up for eForms
eForms is a secure online system through which you can make applications for legal aid and submit claims for payment.
If your firm has existing eForms users, your eForms administrator can register new users for your firm. Please see the ‘Registering a new user’ quick guide below.
If your firm does not currently use eForms, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, including your firm name, LAA account number, and the names and email addresses of all users to be granted access. LAA will send you details of how to access eForms via LAA online.
- POA1 – payments on account
Barrister POA should still be submitted by paper.
- CRM4 – application for prior authority to incur disbursements in criminal cases
- CRM5 – application for extension of upper limit
- CRM14 – with an applicant’s submissions and
For more information about the CRM14, go to crime eForms.
CRM14 Training Videos
If you are new to submitting CRM14 criminal legal aid applications electronically, you will find the following tutorial videos helpful:
An introduction to the CRM14 eForm
An introduction to the CRM14 eForm benefit checker
An introduction to date stamping the CRM14 eForm
Telephone: 0300 200 2020
Telephone: Criminal Applications Team: 0300 200 2020