After registering a death

Once you have registered the death, you can now arrange the funeral.

Council-arranged funerals

We can help if the person who died:

  • does not have friends or family who can arrange their funeral
  • does not have enough money to cover the funeral

Find out about Public Health Funerals

If a council tenant dies

There are more things to consider if the person who died was a council tenant who lived alone.

Find out what to do after the death of a council tenant

Get a new copy of a death certificate

If you want to get a copy of a death certificate after the registration process is over, you can still do so.

This will cost £11 per certificate plus postage fees.

Apply for a copy certificate

Financial and bereavement support

There are many places you can go to get help and support when someone has died. Find out where to get bereavement help and support (GOV.UK).

If you are concerned about how you are going to pay for a funeral, see if you can get help with funeral costs (GOV.UK).