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Register a death

All deaths should be registered as soon as possible but preferably within 5 working days (unless the death has been reported to the coroner). To register a death, please make an appointment by clicking on the icon below and following our online booking process once you have read all the of information on this page. We do not offer a walk-in service.

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More Information

In order to register, you must meet certain criteria and hold certain documentation. Please ensure you read all the government guidance.

It is free to register a death but certificates are charged at a national rate. Please look at our fees page for the latest information.

You are able to order more certificates at a later stage if you do not purchase enough on the day. Find out more about ordering more certificates.

We only accept card payments.

We are an appointment only service so please check read the information on opening hours and access.

Emergency service

Please note that our register office does not offer weekend appointments. However, we do have an Emergency Burial Certificate service available between 12 noon - 4pm on Saturdays and between 9am-4pm on Sundays and bank holidays.

If you require the emergency service, please call 07946 390 834.

You will still need to book an appointment to register the death even if an emergency burial certificate is issued.