The fee to get a copy for a will in England and Wales has recently been cut from £10 to just £1.50.

You can search the English and Welsh wills index (1858 onwards) and place your orders at the UK Government Probate Service website here.

Wills are provided electronically. You are sent a link by email when your order to ready to view at the Probate website. It takes about 10 working days for your order to be fulfilled. You can then read the will online for a limited period or download a copy.