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Ministry of Justice

Contact us


How to contact the Ministry of Justice


General enquiries

General queries email

Ministry of Justice
102 Petty France
United Kingdom

DX 152380 Westminster 8

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3334 3555
Fax: +44 (0)20 3334 4455

We aim to answer all queries (letters, faxes and emails) quickly and clearly – at the most within 20 working days of receipt.


We treat any written or spoken expression of dissatisfaction with the service provided by the headquarters of the Ministry of Justice or its staff as a complaint.

We aim to reply to all complaints within 20 working days. If we cannot resolve your complaint we will inform you of the steps you can take if you want it investigated further.

See our complaints section on the left-hand side of this page for more information on how to contact us and what complaints we can or cannot respond to.

Press queries

Please note these numbers are for journalists only:

  • News desk: 020 3334 3536
    (Monday to Friday: 7am to 8pm)
  • Emergency media calls (out of hours): 07659 173 270
  • Press office

Website queries


External application forms should be returned by post to:

Resourcing Services Centre
Ministry of Justice
1st Floor Whitefriars
Lewins Mead

DX 95907 Bristol 3

We will not accept external application forms emailed to the general queries mailbox and we do not accept applications by CV unless specifically stated in the advert.


For current or future contract opportunities and our procurement systems:

Second floor
Clive House
70 Petty France