How to Register a Death

Who can register?

  1. Close relative of deceased
  2. Relative in attendance during last illness
  3. A relative living in the district where the death occurred
  4. A person present at death
  5. The person causing the disposal

Documents Required

  1. Medical Certificate of Death
  2. Medical card if available or
  3. Birth certificate & information regarding the date of the birth

Information required to Register

  1. Date and place of death
  2. Full name of the deceased (maiden name if applicable)
  3. Date and place of birth
  4. Occupation and home address
  5. If married, full name and occupation of surviving spouse


  1. Disposal Certificate for the Funeral Director
  2. Social Security Certificate to be handed in at the D.S.S. Offices with any pension books
  3. Copies of the Entry of Death for bank, insurance, solicitors

The Registrar will normally issue a green certificate which should be given to us as soon as possible.

Get in Touch

Redditch Office


494 Evesham Road, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 5JF

Telephone: 01527 547 777

Alvechurch Office


12A Red Lion Street, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B48 7LF

Telephone: 0121 445 3422

Wythall Office


100 Alcester Road, Wythall, Birmingham, West Midlands B47 5HA

Telephone: 01564 822 001