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Personal insolvency


There are several forms of personal insolvency.  They include:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt relief orders (DROs)
  • Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs)


Here are at The Insolvency Service we are responsible for the administration of bankruptcy and debt relief orders (DROs). 

To find out more about bankruptcy and debt relief orders follow the links on the left. 

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Insolvency Enquiry Line

For information about the insolvency process contact the Insolvency Enquiry Line during office hours (8am to 5pm Monday to Friday) on 0845 602 9848


or email by : Insolvency.EnquiryLine
@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk


Alternatively visit our  Publications section for a range of guides and information on personal and corporate insolvency and redundancy.

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