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Extension of urgent DoLS authorisation

Information for professionals

If you put an urgent authorisation in place and this is about to expire before a DoLS authorisation has been completed by the Local authority, then you may apply once only for the urgent authorisation to be extended for a further 7 days.

View the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Online Applications (opens in new window)

  • please note that the link takes you to a DoLS online applications landing page via the Login/Register page
  • please choose the "Extension - Apply for an extension to an urgent authorisation" form