Registering A Death

The procedure for the registering of a death has changed since the pandemic. The GP surgery or Hospital will send the next-of-kin details direct to the Registrar, who will then phone to complete the process.

registering a death newWho can Register?
  • Close relative of the deceased
  • Relative in attendance during the last illness
  • A relative living in the district where death occurred
  • A person present at death
  • The person causing the disposal
Documents required
  • Medical Certificate of Cause of Death
  • Medical Card (if available) or
  • Birth Certificate
Information required to Register
  • Date and place of death
  • Full name of deceased (maiden name if applicable)
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation and home address
  • If married, full name and occupation of surviving spouse
What Happens Next
  • All documentation is sent via e-mail or post to yourself and the Funeral Director.
  • You will receive your copies of the Death Certificate in the post.

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