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.