This page provides you with information on the individual insolvency register for England and Wales.
The Insolvency Service is required by statute to maintain the individual insolvency and bankruptcy and debt relief restrictions registers. The ‘Individual Insolvency Register’ is an amalgamation of these two registers and it contains details of:
Yes, access to the register is free of charge.
The register is located on the Insolvency Service's website, and can be accessed under 'Search the Individual Insolvency Register'. By clicking on the "search the register" link,it may be searched using an individual's name or trading name. There are also links to search the quivalent registers in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The Insolvency Service is an executive agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and through the official receiver it:
The Insolvency Service also:
The text disclaimer on the website states:
“While every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, occasionally errors may occur. If you identify information which appears to be incorrect or omitted, please inform us using the feedback links contained within this site, so that we can investigate the matter and correct the database as required.
The Insolvency Service cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions as a result of negligence or otherwise. Please note that The Insolvency Service and official receivers cannot provide legal or financial advice. You should seek this from a Citizen's Advice Bureau, a solicitor, a qualified accountant, an authorised insolvency practitioner, reputable financial advisor or advice centre.
The Individual Insolvency Register is a publicly available register and The Insolvency Service does not endorse, nor make any representations regarding, any use made of the data on the register by third parties”.
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