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21-02-2008, 08:08 AM
Having obtained a possession order against the tenant I'm currently filling in an N325 form to instruct the bailiffs, which will cost £95.

Can I claim this cost back from the tenant, ie adding it to the £150 court fee he's already been ordered to pay? If so do I add it to the N325 form at "A" and "B"? Or do I just have to swallow it?

(FYI the form is here: http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n325_0499.pdf)


21-02-2008, 10:23 AM
In A, put the total amount of the judgment INCLUDING the summons issue fee. Put the same figure into B

Put the warrant fee into issue fee of £95

Bung the total into the box marked "total"

The reaswon its done like this is in case the claimant issues a warrant claiming only part of the debt at that stage.

21-02-2008, 18:29 PM
Many thanks, David!

11-09-2008, 10:53 AM
on my possession order obtained through s21 route there is no mention of costs. Can i claim the £95 though and can i claim the 150 as well?