Ipswich District Probate Registry Office

Ipswich Probate Registry Contact Details.

If you just want Probate Forms, please call 0300 123 1072 (or +44 300 123 1072 from abroad) NOT the Ipswich Registry.

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

But are you sure you are doing the right thing?  Should you feel the need for professional help with Probate at sensible fees, please call us on 01323 741204. We will be delighted to have a free initial chat.  Please remember that we are a business, and whilst we are always happy to have a free exploratory chat, we do charge (modestly) for our time.  You might want to check the Common Question Page (link to the right) first though!

For a route and location map to Ipswich Probate Court, click here.

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.    Closed

Chelmsford Probate Registry Office.  Closed

Contact Ipswich District Probate Registry Office on 01473 284260 whether you wish to be invited to interview at Ipswich, Norwich or Peterborough Probate Registry Office, as it is Ipswich District Probate Registry Office  staff who will meet with you anyway.

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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 wish to be interviewed at 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.