Order death certificates

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

Certificates are only available after the death has been registered by a family member or other qualified informant.

Book an appointment to register a death

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

Death certificates
Service level What is included Total price
Statutory Service Order processed within 15 working days Certificate sent via 2nd class post on the 15th working day* £11
Priority 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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