With effect from 1 April 2017, the fees for applying to register a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) and Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) have been reduced from £110 to £82.
Why is the change happening?
The fee reduction has been made possible by the high number of applications OPG is processing and efficiencies which have driven down the cost of providing the service. Ministers hope that cutting fees will encourage even more people to take out LPAs, providing peace of mind for themselves and their families.
How does this change affect LPA and EPA applications?
LPA and EPA applications paid for from 1 April 2017 onwards will be charged £82.
For those who recently submitted an LPA or EPA application with a payment of £110 that’s paid for after 1 April 2017, the difference will be refunded to the individual who made the payment.
For more information go to: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lasting-and-enduring-power-of-attorney-fees-are-changing