What happens next?

After you have registered, you can buy death certificates.

These are needed for notifying banks, insurance, probate and other services. These are charged for at the statutory fee of £11 each.

Authorisation for burial or cremation will be issued directly to the funeral director of your choosing.

Life Ledger

Life Ledger is a free service that notifies 750 companies of a death from one place.

You can use Life Ledger to inform UK companies, ranging from banks, insurers and pension providers to gas, water, telecoms and social media. You can track the progress of your notifications, directly contact the companies and upload required documents in one place.

Life Ledger is not provided or endorsed by East Sussex County Council.

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