Possession Claim Online
Streamlining the property recovery process
PCOL is a simple, convenient and secure way of making or responding to certain types of claim for recovery of property
It allows banks, building societies, local authorities, housing associations, solicitors, commercial and private landlords to issue claims for possession of land for arrears of mortgage or rent online.
PCOL rolled out nationally on 30 October 06 and is HMCS' newest Internet based service. It has major benefits for HMCS in terms of reducing the overall cost of processing possession claims and is a key enabler for the HMCS Business Strategy.
Our aim is that wherever possible, online issue will be the norm, with manual processes the exception. This will transform and improve the service we deliver to our customers making civil justice more accessible, for both claimants and defendants.