What to do after a death

Deaths should normally be registered within 5 days.

Book online or call 0345 60 80 198 for an appointment at your local register office.

Registering a death

Book online or phone for an appointment to register a death


What to do if you suffer a stillbirth

The Coroner for East Sussex

Inquests and what happens when the coroner investigates a death.

Order death certificates

Order death certificates

When someone dies without leaving a will

Advice on what to do if someone dies without making a will, dealing with their property or making a claim on their estate. Includes a list of intestate cases in East Sussex referred to the Crown.