Order death certificates

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During the Christmas and New Year period, East Sussex Register Offices will operate reduced opening times:

24-Dec 25-Dec 26-Dec 27-Dec 28-Dec
9am-1pm closed closed 9am-5pm* closed
29-Dec 30-Dec 31-Dec 01-Jan 02-Jan
closed 9am-5pm* 9am-5pm* closed Normal opening resumes*

This does not affect pre-booked ceremonies.

*Crowborough Register Office closed between 12.30pm and 1.30pm.

Order copies of death certificates for deaths registered in East Sussex, excluding Brighton & Hove.

If your certificate order is urgent, we recommend using our ‘Next Day Service’ as detailed below.

Order certificates

Service Level What’s included? Total Price
Statutory Service

Order processed within 15 working days

Certificate sent via 2nd class post on the 15th working day*

£11
Next Day Service

Order processed within 24 hours Monday to Friday (excluding weekends and bank holidays)

Certificate sent via 1st class post on the next working day*

£35

*Posted certificates are subject to Royal Mail delivery times in addition to the stated time frame.

If the death was registered outside East Sussex

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