Make and serve a statutory demand, or challenge one
2. Statutory demand forms
Choose the form you need, fill it in and deliver (‘serve’) it to the individual or company that owes you money.
You don’t need to send a separate letter.
Serve a demand on an individual (including partners in a partnership)
Which form you need depends on whether you’re collecting a debt that’s:
- payable now
- payable now following a judgment or court order
- payable in the future, if you think they won’t be able to pay the debt when they need to
If you’re serving a demand on a business partnership, you need to download and fill in a form for each partner.
Serve a demand on a limited company
Use statutory demand form SD 1.
If you’re in Scotland
You must use a different form to make a statutory demand in Scotland.