6. Fees

It costs £110 to register each lasting power of attorney.

Registering both types of lasting power of attorney costs £220.

You can pay by credit or debit card if you register a lasting power of attorney online.

You must pay by cheque if you don’t register online. Make cheques payable to ‘Office of the Public Guardian’ for the full amount.

Write the donor’s name on the back of the cheque, as well as the case and fee numbers, if you know them.

If your form is returned because it’s invalid, you can apply again within 3 months for £55.

Get a discount or help with fees

You may not have to pay the fees if you’re on means-tested benefits or a low income.

You can apply for help with fees.

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