This is necessary to allow you to manage the estate of the person who has died. This will be required by any Executors of the persons estate, a solicitor, banks, insurance companies, pension companies, and employers of the deceased.
It currently costs £11.00 per certified copy in England and Wales.
Original copies of this must be given to governing bodies listed above, photocopies are not accepted. Please purchase other copies where necessary. If copies are purchased later, the cost increases.
Tell Us Once
The Tell Us Once service allows notification of a person’s death to governing bodies.
This service will notify:
- HMRC (HM Revenue and Customs)
- DWP (Department for Works and Pensions)
- The Passport Agency
- DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency)
- Veterans UK
- Local Councils