You can use our online form straight away to let us know that someone has died.
You'll need to confirm:
When you've completed the form, we'll update our records. If you’re formally dealing with their estate we’ll write to you and let you know what happens next.
If you'd prefer to speak to us, call our bereavement team on 0800 587 4565. We’re open Monday to Friday 8am-7pm and Saturday 9am-2pm (closed bank holidays). Or visit a branch.
You can also notify us by post using this address:
PO Box 600
We've put together some more information about what happens at this difficult time.
It tells you what to expect, what documentation we may need to see and what we'll need to do with their accounts.
The Court Tribunal Finder
To find your local court to obtain Grant of Representation visit, courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts. For information on how to amend titles in Scotland, go to www.ros.gov.uk
Most councils run a service called 'Tell Us Once' - it lets you report a death to most Government organisations in one go. Visit www.gov.uk/tell-us-once
Government advice on bereavement
Go to www.gov.uk/browse/births-deaths-marriages/death
Can help you understand what financial help is available. Visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk