Respond to a Money Claim

You must respond if someone claims you owe them money. You must respond by the date on the email or letter you receive. 

If you do not Respond 

You might get a County Court Judgment (CCJ) if you do not respond by the date on the letter or email. 

If you get a CCJ: 

  • bailiffs might be sent to your home or business 
  • you might have problems getting credit, such as a mobile phone contract, credit card or mortgage 

Return to an Existing Claim 

Help Responding Online 

Contact Money Claims for help using this service. 
Telephone: 0300 123 7050 
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Respond by Post 

Download and fill in: 

  • form N9 if you need more time to respond to the claim  
  • form N9A to pay all or part of the specified amount  
  • form N9B if you do not agree with the claim  

Send the forms to Civil Money Claims.

Civil Money Claims 
St. Katherine's House 
21-27 St. Katherine's Street 
NN1 2LH 

Help Responding by Post 

Contact the County Court Money Claims Centre.

County Court Money Claims Centre
Telephone: 0300 123 1372
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm