You can use our online form to let us know someone's died, it's straightforward and won't take you long.
You'll need to confirm:
When you've completed the online form we'll write to you and let you know what happens next.
If you'd prefer to speak to us, call our bereavement team on 0800 587 4565. Check our opening times as they may vary.
You can also notify us by post using this address:
PO Box 600
We've put together some more information about what happens when someone dies.
It tells you what to expect, what documentation we may need to see and what we'll need to do with their accounts.
The Court Tribunal Finder
To find your local court to obtain Grant of Representation visit, courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts. For information on how to amend titles in Scotland, go to www.ros.gov.uk
Most councils run a service called 'Tell Us Once' - it lets you report a death to most Government organisations in one go. Visit www.gov.uk/tell-us-once
Government advice on bereavement
Go to www.gov.uk/browse/births-deaths-marriages/death
Can help you understand what financial help is available. Find your local office in the phone book, or visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk