What debts can I include in Debt Relief Order?


Any unsecured debt, other than a student loan, can be included in the Debt Relief Order. Secured debts, child maintenance, court fines and confiscation orders cannot be included.

It is also likely that you will be asked to return any goods that your are currently paying for via a Hire Purchase agreement and include any outstanding balances in the DRO.

You can read more about Debt Relief Orders and whether one is suitable for your situation in our Debt Relief Order section.

Debt Advice Foundation is a registered UK charity offering free, confidential support and advice on any aspect of debt, including Debt Relief Orders. If you need to talk to someone about Debt Relief Orders or would like to discuss the alternatives, please call 0800 043 40 50 to speak to an adviser.