How To Register A Death
If a death has occurred within England & Wales then it will need to be registered within 5 days of the event occurring.
WHAT THE REGISTRA WILL ASK
When making an appointment to register a persons death you will be asked the following information:
. If you have collected the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death or if you have an appointment to collect it.
. The Name of the Deceased
. Where the person died
. The date of death
. Your name and connection to the deceased.
. Your contact information
When attending the appointment you will need to be able to provide the following information:
. Medical certificate of Cause of Death.
. Full name of the deceased
. Maiden name if applicable.
. The date and place of the deceased's birth
. Date and place of their death
. Their last occupation
. If they receive any state pension or benefits and the reference numbers if available.
. If the deceased was married they will be ask the name and occupation of their spouse and the spouses date and place of birth.
. If the deceased's medical card is available to take to the appointment this should be taken however it is not mandatory.
Book Online for Southend
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You can also make an appointment via their online booking system
Deaths in Southend District
Tel: 01702 215009
Deaths occurring within the district of Southend can be registered either at the Civic Centre in Southend or at The Bereavement Suite at Southend Hospital.
The Civic Centre in Southend can make you an appointment for either location. They can be contacted on: 01702 215009.
Alternatively you can contact Southend Hospital Switchboard who will put you through to the Bereavement suite on
Deaths occurring in Essex (Except Southend)
Tel: 0845 603 7632
To make an appointment to register a death that has occurred within Essex County (except Southend) please contact The Essex County Death Registration Service on: 0845 603 7632