FAQs on hearings during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

This page has been updated following national restrictions.
This page was originally published 31 March 2020. It was last updated 5 January 2021.

To carry out our statutory duty to protect the public, we are holding hearings virtually unless there is a need for a hearing to be held in person. 

In line with the latest advice from the UK Government and Public Health England, our hearing centre remains open for a small number of hearings. 

All areas of our hearing centre adhere to the COVID-19 Secure guidance. We have carried out a thorough risk assessment as well as a significant programme of work to put safety and hygiene measures in place throughout the building.

This page answers some commonly asked questions.