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Find out if someone has a
registered attorney or
deputy
Use this form to ask the Office of the Public Guardian to search:
the register of lasting powers of attorney (LPA)
the register of enduring powers of attorney (EPA)
the register of deputyship court orders
Where to send the completed form
Email: customerservices@publicguardian.gov.uk
please write ‘Registers’ as the subject
Fax: 0870 739 5780
Post to:
Office of the Public Guardian
PO Box 16185
Birmingham
B2 2WH
Form
OPG100
To get this form in Welsh (Cymraeg), email OPG at: customerservices@publicguardian.gov.uk
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Office of the Public Guardian registers
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) maintains
registers of:
lasting powers of attorney (LPA)
enduring powers of attorney (EPA)
deputyship court orders
Anyone can apply for a search of these registers.
What you can find out
You can find out:
if there is a registered lasting power of attorney
(LPA), enduring power of attorney (EPA) or
deputyship court order
the registration date of the LPA or EPA, or date of
court order
the name of the person the LPA, EPA or
deputyship order is about
the date of birth of the person the LPA, EPA or
deputyship order is about
the names of attorneys or deputies
whether decisions relate to property and finances
or health and welfare
whether there are any restrictions on the power
of attorney or court order
how attorneys or deputies are appointed to act
whether the LPA, EPA or deputyship order is
registered, cancelled, revoked or expired
the expiry date of deputyship orders,
where relevant
What you cannot find out
You cannot find out about:
LPAs or EPAs we are currently registering
applications for deputyship court orders that are
in progress
What information you need to provide
You need to complete sections 1, 2 and 3 of
this form.
We will only search the registers you tell us to. If
you do not select an option, we will not perform
a search.
We’ve put an asterisk (*) next to information you
must provide.
Section 4 of this form is optional. It only needs
to be completed if you want to request additional
information about someone.
Additional information
In some cases we may consider a request for
additional information we don’t keep on the
registers.
To make this request complete section 4 of this
form, stating:
what information you need
why you need this information
what attempts you have made to get the
information from the donor or client
We will consider each request on a case-by-case
basis.
How to get this form in an
alternative format
To request this form in braille, audio or large print,
email customerservices@publicguardian.gov.uk
Please include:
your name
address
telephone number
the name or number of the form you want
How to report a concern about an
attorney or deputy
If you’re concerned that decisions made by an
attorney or deputy are not in the best interests of
a donor or client, please let us know. Email
opg.safeguardingunit@publicguardian.gov.uk or
telephone 0115 934 2777.
Textphone users should contact 0115 934 2778.
OPG100 Find out if someone has a registered attorney or deputy (01.19)
1
Title* *required information
First names*
Last name*
Date of birth*
Day Month Year
Address*
Postcode
Previous address
Section 2
Donor or client details
Find out if someone has a
registered attorney or deputy
Title* *required information
First names*
Last name*
Relationship to the donor or client
Address*
Postcode
Email
Telephone number
Section 1
Your details
Postcode
Please complete section 3 on the next page before submitting this form
OPG100 Find out if someone has a registered attorney or deputy (01.19)
What additional information do you need?
Why do you need this information?
What steps have you taken to get the information from the donor or client?
Section 4 (optional)
Additional information
Please note
Please say why you
can’t get the information
directly from the
donor or client
Please note
We will consider each
request for additional
information on a
case-by-case basis
Please note
To report a concern about
an attorney or deputy, call
0115 934 2777
Which register would you like us to search?* *Required information
Lasting powers of attorney
Enduring powers of attorney
Deputyship court orders
We will only search the
registers you tell us to.
If you are not sure which
register you would like us
to search, you should ask
us to search all of them
Section 3
Register search
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