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Application to deprive a person of their liberty (DoLS) – notification form
When and how to tell us about an application to deprive a person of their liberty and its outcome.
How to notify us
If you have an account with the CQC Provider Portal, you can send us your notification online.
If you do not have access to the Provider Portal, you can notify us by filling in a form and emailing it to HSCA_notifications@cqc.org.uk.
When you need to tell us about an application to deprive a person of their liberty
If you make an application to deprive a person of their liberty:
- you only need to send us your notification when you know the outcome of the application or if you withdraw it.
- you must notify us about the application and its outcome or withdrawal at the same time, using the same form.
- once you know the outcome, you must notify us without delay.
- Last updated:
- 2 May 2018