Who Can Register The Death

The person registering the death is known as ‘the Informant’. Below is a list of potential informants. If you are unsure of any part of this please contact us;

  • The Next of Kin, a relative or Civil Partner who was present at the death
  • The Next of Kin, a relative or Civil Partner present during the person’s last illness
  • The Next of Kin, a relative or Civil Partner living in the district where the death took place
  • Any person present at the death including an occupant of a Nursing/Residential Home or Senior Official from a Hospital where the death took place.
  • An owner or occupier of the building where the death took place, who knew of the happening of the death
  • The person arranging the funeral (but not the funeral director).

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01288 359277