Registering a death: step by step

Losing a loved one can be a very traumatic time. We will ensure that the process of registering the death is as easy as possible and you and your family get the support you need. Follow the step by step process for registering death in Croydon.

  1. Who can register a death

    Find out who can arrange the registration of a death if the person died in a house, hospital or somewhere else.

  2. Information you need to provide

    You will need to provide documents in relation to the deceased, the medical certificate of cause of death and funeral details.

  3. Book an appointment

    You can book an appointment via our online form.

  4. Notify organisations and departments of the death

    After you register the death, you will need to notify many organisations and departments. You can do this by using the government's Tell Us Once service.