How to Register a Death

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

Redditch Office
494 Evesham Road,
B97 5JF
01527 547777

Bromsgrove Office
66 Birmingham Road,
B61 0DD
01527 831700

Wythall Office
100 Alcester Road,
B47 5HA
01564 822001

Alvechurch Office
12A Red Lion Street,
B48 7LF
0121 4453422