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How to go bankrupt

This section guides you through the process of going bankrupt and provides a timeline so you can see what comes after each step. You’ll also find tips on filling in the bankruptcy application.

Timeline for bankruptcy

Sets out the steps in the process of applying for bankruptcy.

Cost of going bankrupt

Explains how much it will cost to go bankrupt, and other ongoing costs while the bankruptcy is in place.

The bankruptcy application

Explains where to find the online bankruptcy application form, and gives tips on how to fill it in.

Dealing with the official receiver

Explains what to expect when dealing with the official receiver after a bankruptcy order has been made.