Register a death

  1. Register a death
  2. Registration documents (You are here)
  3. Costs

Registration documents

Documents to bring

If the doctor who was treating the deceased has issued a cause of death certificate, you must bring this with you.

Please also bring a form of identification for the deceased person, ie:

  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage/civil partnership certificate
  • Proof of address (such as a council tax bill, utility bill)

Documents issued by us

Once the death has been registered we will give you a form which will allow you to make the funeral arrangements. This is for the funeral director and is issued free of charge.

You will also be given another form to deal with any state pension or other benefits that the deceased may have been getting.

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