Registering a death in London.
When someone dies in London, the event must be registered within five days. But before you go any further, please watch the registering a death in London video and then download our handy factsheet on how to register a death in London. Our Probate Guide is also free and will save you time and money.
There are different Registrars of Births and Deaths with offices in each of the London Boroughs, so just follow the relevant link below. Don’t call us unless you want help with probate (we’re specialist solicitors, not Registrars) – but just now, registering the death and organising the funeral is more critical.
Here are the London Registrars of Births and Deaths you will need to contact when registering a death in London:
It is important that you contact the correct one, otherwise the funeral and other matters could be delayed. If in doubt, phone the nearest one with the full address of the deceased and where they died. They will advise you which is the most appropriate Registrar.
- Barking and Dagenham Registrar Offices
- Barnet Registrar Offices
- Bexley Registry Offices
- Bromley Registry Offices
- Camden Registrar of Births and Deaths Offices
- City of London
- Hammersmith and Fulham.
- Kensington and Chelsea.
- Kingston upon Thames
- Richmond upon Thames
- Southwark Register Office.
- Tower Hamlets
- Waltham Forest
- Wandsworth Registrar of Deaths.