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A list of unclaimed estates held by the Treasury Solicitor. Last updated 27th January 2021.
How to apply for a discretionary grant where the dissolved company can be restored.
(Company has been dissolved for less than six years)
How to reclaim bona vacantia after a dissolved company is restored to the register.
Reduction in phone operating times due to the ongoing impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) measures
Changes to Bona Vacantia Division (BVD) Discretionary Grant (company can be restored) and Restoration Repayment Guidance
List of forms of identification accepted by the Bona Vacantia division for individuals, companies and other legal structures
How the Bona Vacantia division deals with dissolved company assets, the importance of jurisdiction and an overview of the detailed guidance.
Publication of the Bona Vacantia accounts for 2019 - 2020
Annual report and accounts for the Crown's Nominee for financial year 2019 to 2020
How to send a cash balance to the Bona Vacantia division.
How to apply for a waiver letter when you are restoring a company using administrative restoration.
How to refer or buy the freehold reversion of your flat that belonged to a dissolved company and now belongs to the Crown.
How to refer or buy land that belonged to a dissolved company and now belongs to the Crown.
Refer the estate of a person who has died without leaving a will or any entitled blood relatives to the Treasury Solicitor.
Changes to the Bona Vacantia Referral, Applications and Kin Claim processes.
Please click above for further information and guidance.
BVD will no longer account for the balances of estates under indemnity if Letters of Administration were previously granted to the Treasury Solicitor.
Find out if you are an entitled relative and how to claim an estate from the Bona Vacantia division.
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Annual report and accounts for the Crown's Nominee for financial year 2018 to 2019
From 2 July 2018, third parties who represent claimants will be required to provide the claimant’s written authority to make the claim on their behalf.
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