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Court fee increase for possession claims

Posted on 25th May 2021 in Affordable Housing

Posted by

Jenny Lloyd

Senior Associate & Solicitor
Court fee increase for possession claims

From 18 May 2021 there will be an increase to posession claims court fees.


Which court fees are increasing?

From 18 May 2021 there will be an increase to court fees payable for the issue of an online possession claim through the possession claims online portal.

Previously these claims had an issue fee of £325, as against a possession claim issued at a county court, which was £355.

Both types of claim will now have an issue fee of £355.


How should you issue possession claims?

You should still use the online portal for rent arrears possession claims. All other types of possession claim have to be issued through the County Court.


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