Ipswich District Probate Registry Office

Ipswich Probate Registry Contact Details.

Ipswich District Probate Registry Office is located at Ground Floor, 8 Arcade Street, Ipswich,  Suffolk IP1 1EJ DX 97733 Ipswich 3.  01473 284260. 

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Please note that Ipswich Probate Registry is a branch of the Court and does NOT deal with registering births deaths or marriages.  Click here for Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

Help with Probate

Help with Probate

If you need to get to Ipswich Probate Registry Office, there is a link to a route map at the foot of this page.  If you would like a free copy of our Guide to probate, or professional advice, click here.

The Ipswich District Probate Registry is open to the public between 9.30am and 4.00pm and appointments for interview are arranged between the hours of 10.00am and 3.30pm, depending on demand.

Interviews at local offices of Colchester and Chelmsford are arranged by the Ipswich Registry according to demand, but generally are held as follows:

Colchester Probate Registry Office.

Probate interviews are held approximately every two months on a Monday.

Chelmsford Probate Registry Office.

Probate interviews in Chelmsford are held around twice a month on Fridays.

Contact Ipswich District Probate Registry Office on 01473 284260 whether you wish to meet at Ipswich, Chelmsford or Colchester Probate Registry Office, as it is Ipswich District Probate Registry Office  staff who will meet with you anyway.

If you would like economical professional help with probate work at sensible fees, please call the SWW Trust Corporation on their Probate Help Line 0800 838270 Option 2 or Email Cerys . Their Local Probate Consultant will be delighted to help you deal with

Towns typically covered by this probate Registry are.

  • Clacton on Sea.
  • Kesgrave
  • Woodbridge.
  • Wickham Market.
  • Benehall.
  • Aldburgh
  • Framingham.
  • Leiston
  • Lowestoft
  • Halesworth.
  • Beccles
  • Hales
  • Great Yarmouth.
  • Caister on Sea
  • Norwich.
  • Thetford
  • Bury Saint Edmunds
  • Diss
  • Stowmarket
  • Mundford
  • Swaffam
  • Newmarket.
  • Ely.
  • Braintree
  • Soham
  • Lakenheath
  • South Woodham Ferrers.

And many smaller places.  Obviously, some people will deal through the two sub registries at Norwich and Peterborough which will be more convenient. Ipswich is however the controlling office for this area.


How to get to Ipswich Probate Registry Office – click here for your route map.

Ipswich District Probate Registry Office. Probate help.