Questions about certificate ordering

Death Certificate (England or Wales)

You can order a replacement British Death Certificate (England & Wales) below which is government-issued and guaranteed to be accepted by all UK authorities. For overseas clients, you may need to check with the person you are presenting the certificate to whether they need any additional validation on overseas documents. Please feel free to call us on +44 (0) 330 088 1142 if you have any questions.

NOTE: Please be aware that any certificate issued after 2006 is only available directly from the General Register Office. If this is the case, go to to order your certificates. 

Complete the form below to order:

Full Name of Deceased:  
What is the name of the person at the time of death?
Date of Death:  
Full date or year of death
Date of Birth:  
Place of Death:  
Priority Service:  
Apostille Legalisation Required?  
Scan & Send?  
Address at time of death:  
Occupation (Before Retirement):  
Reason for Ordering:  
Why is this certificate needed?

Service Fee:  £19.95(Exc. 20% VAT)(£23.94 Inc. VAT)

Notes for online ordering

  • Certificates are original, certified copies acceptable for all official or genealogical purposes
  • Suitable for probate, estate and pensions administration
  • Death certificates are available from July 1837 to the present day
  • Any Death Certificate issued after 2007 will require the Occupation and Home Address at Time of Death fields to be filled in before we're able to obtain the certificate.
  • Under UK Law you can apply for any death certificate if you know their details

Please see below for additional information if you need help completing the form above.

Guidance Notes

This section is designed to answer questions you may have when completing the form above. If there is anything you are unsure of, please feel free to call a member of our sales team on +44 (0) 330 088 1142 who will be happy to help.

Full Name of Deceased

Please provide the full name, including any middle names, of the deceased person at the time they passed away.

Date or Year of Death

Please provide the date of death as best you can. If the exact date is unknown, please provide a year and a search will be conducted 2 years either side of this date to locate the record (i.e. If 1950 is supplied, we will check from 1948-1952 inclusive).

Date of Birth (or Age)

Please provide either the deceased's date of birth or approximate age at the time they passed away. Whilst this is not compulsory, it will be used to help identify the correct record if available.

Place of Death

Please provide the place of death as best as is known. For deaths that occurred since 2006, the exact place of death is usually required.

Priority Service

Please indicate whether you require the certificate to be ready to dispatch in 8-10 working days on our standard service, or 3 working days on our priority service. For clarification, working days do not include weekends or bank holidays.

Apostille Required

Please indicate whether you need this certificate to be certified for use overseas (legalised) by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, and the speed with which this service should be carried out. For more information on this service, please see our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section.

Scan and Send

Please indicate whether you would like a backup colour scan of the death certificate emailed to you as it is dispatched. Please ensure that you include your email address when you complete your contact details during checkout.

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