0844 453 0227

Ministry of Justice Head Office Contact Number

Ministry of Justice Contact Numbers:

Ministry of Justice Phone Number
Head Office  0844 453 0227
Ministry of Justice Complaints  0844 453 0227
Customer Services  0844 453 0227

Ministry of Justice Head Office Address:

Department Address
Ministry of Justice Head Office 102 Petty France


Ministry of Justice Phone Line Opening Hours:

Department Opening Hours
Customer Service 8:30am-11:30pm, 7 days a week

Reasons to call the Ministry of Justice Contact Number:

  • You want to complain about what you experienced in a certain UK jail
  • To speak to a probation officer about your upcoming court case
  • To find out the dates of an upcoming court case
  • To complain about the probation service
  • To complain about your own probation officer
  • To enquire about a specific prison or jail (you might have relatives there).
  • You would like information about the criminal justice system in general
  • You need advice as you feel you have been unfairly treated

Ministry of Justice Policies

The Ministry of Justice has eleven policies that they are working on at the moment to ensure that all political issues are dealt with correctly. It is important that the public are aware of how certain areas of politics are being dealt with and so there is no end of information on their website as well as much more available on the contact number for those that would like to be informed further. One of the Ministry of Justice’s main responsibilities is the prisons and courts throughout the UK as well as the safety of the general public. They are aware that re-offending can often be an issue and so they aim to put laws in place to prevent this and keep people safe. On the Government website, you can find a full list of their policies including those about re-offending and rehabilitation, as well as planned counter-terrorism actions and financial sanctions in the likes of Iraq and Libya. They have policies that deal especially with young offenders including plans and action to take in young offenders prisons such as an ‘early lights out’ policy, as well as their reasonings for this. If you are a victim of a crime or know someone that is you can also read up on the Ministry of Justice’s policies for this and the action that they intend to take. If you have read up on some policies and have any queries or questions or are not happy with what you have discovered, please call the contact number and an adviser will help you as best they can.

Ministry of Justice Forms

If you are changing your name by deed poll, going through a divorce or making a money claim then you will need to fill out a form from the ministry of justice enclosing your personal details and your circumstances. Filling out such a form is part of the criminal procedure rules. There are different forms to fill out, depending on your circumstances such as ‘preparation for trial in a Magistrate’s court’ or a ‘plea and trial preparation hearing’ form. These forms can be downloaded via the Government website where you can also view a number of corporate reports. If you would like more information or are struggling to download the forms, please call the contact number.

Ministry of Justice Responsibilities

The Ministry of Justice is responsible for certain parts of the justice system which include; courtsministry of justice russia, prisons, and probation services. These services are their main responsibility and so if you are having any issues with any of these then you need to call the Ministry of Justice on the contact number. The Ministry of Justice also do other work such as working with victims of crime. If you have been a victim of crime, you can read the Ministry of Justice’s code of practice for all victims of crime which can provide guidance and support regarding what actions to take next. Their document; ‘information for victims of crime’ includes information about what victims can expect from the criminal justice system in terms of support. It also informs you of the procedures of the police such as at what stage they are going to question you and the types of things they will ask you. The ultimate aim of the Ministry of Justice is to support the public and provide a safe UK for them to live in. To make this happen they also contribute to the making of new laws and the general structure of the legal system. Despite a long list of responsibilities, the Ministry of Justice does have a number of priorities that they concentrate on working towards. These include; reducing reoffending by reforming prisons and the youth justice system, building a one nation justice system and upholding the rule of law which in turn defends the independence of the judiciary. Their single departmental plan is available to read on the government website if you would like more information about the type of action that the Ministry of Justice is taking.


Ministry of Justice Court Fees

Court and tribunal fees vary depending on the extent of the case and all the fees can be found on the government website. A divorce or end of a civil partnership hearing will cost £550 in court fees. To go to court to claim money that you are owed can cost from £25 or more, depending on the circumstances. To apply to an employment tribunal, you are looking at paying a minimum of £390 in fees and to go to court over bankruptcy claims, a minimum of £655. These are just examples of the fees that are in place when you are going to court or taking somebody to court. For further information about these, please call the contact number or visit the Government website. Most tribunal fees are not payable online and you are required to pay them either at the court case by cheque, card or cash or in the post by cheque. Some court cases are payable online such as an employment tribunal, a possession claim online or an online immigration appeal.

About the Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice is known as one of the largest departments within the Government and employs around 70, 040 staff, which includes those that work in the probation service. Millions of people are known to use the Ministry of Justice’s services every year, which is why they need a large budget of £9 billion. They work with 500 courts and tribunals and 133 prisons in both England and Wales. The Ministry of Justice was first formed in 2007 and is headed by the Secretary of State for Justice as well as the Lord Chancellor. They continue to work towards reforming the current justice system.