How do I go about filing for bankruptcy?


If you’re considering filing for Bankruptcy, you will need to complete an online application form. You will also need to pay the following fees to the Insolvency Service

  • The adjudicator’s fee, currently £130.
  • Bankruptcy administration fee of £550.

For more information on filing for Bankruptcy, see how do I go about declaring bankruptcy.

You can read more about Bankruptcy and whether it is suitable for your situation in our Bankruptcy section.

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