Every death in England or Wales should be registered in the district in which it takes place, within 5 days of the date of death where their is no Coroner involvement. A medical certificate of cause of death would normally be given to relatives to bring to the registrar’s office, but during this time the certificate will be emailed to the registrar by the hospital or doctor’s surgery.
To order a copy of a birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates. You can order copies of birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates. Due to a number of staff having to self isolate, copy certificates will only be generated on non priority basis (received or available for collection after 3 to 4 weeks). If you require a copy certificate urgently, please contact the General Register Office on 0300 123 1837 who may be able to assist.
To order a copy of a birth, marriage, death or civil partnership certificates. You can order copies of birth, marriage, death or civil partnership...
This form is to book a telephone appointment with us. It is during the telephone appointment that you will be able to register a death. Coronavirus information...