Applying for certificates for births or deaths within the last 50 years

Death certificates

If you are applying for a certificate for the death of a child below 16 years of age which occurred within the last 50 years, you should supply all of the following information;

  • Surname of deceased
  • Forename(s) of deceased
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death / last known address
  • Relationship to deceased
  • Father’s forename
  • Father’s surname
  • Mother’s forename
  • Mother’s surname

If you cannot supply this information, you may be asked to provide an explanation for the gaps in the information provided, and your certificate application may be rejected and refunded.

Order a death certificate

Call 0345 60 80 198 for advice.

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