Register a death in Cambridgeshire - Who, Where and What You Need

Register a death in Cambridgeshire

Register a Death in Cambridgeshire.

You have to register a death in Cambridgeshire (as anywhere in England and Wales)  within five days under normal circumstances.  If circumstances are not normal, always speak to the Registrar on 0345 045 1363. Go to the registration office in the area where the death occurred or it may take longer to get the documents you require to allow the funeral to take place.  You might find the informative video about registering a death on the home page first.  If you need a family run undertaker, check this page out.

It takes around half an hour to register a death in Cambridgeshire. Do also use the Tell Us Once when you register a death in Cambridgeshire – it will save you a lot of time.

Contact the Registrar to make an appointment to register a death in Cambridgeshire.

If a death in Cambridgeshire is referred to a coroner.

Where the cause of death is unclear, sudden or suspicious  the doctor, hospital or registrar is required to advise the coroner, who will decide if further investigation is needed. The registrar cannot register a death in Cambridgeshire until the coroner is satisfied.

Register a death in Cambridgeshire: out of hours contact.

An urgent need to register a death in Cambridgeshire requiring registration outside office hours could be where the deceased’s faith requires burial within 24 hours. If you need to contact the Registrar when the County Council’s contact centre is closed (it is open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on a Saturday, excluding Bank Holidays) then ring Cambridgeshire Constabulary on 101.

Where To Register a death in Cambridgeshire.

The telephone for all Cambridgeshire Regisration offices is 0345 045 1363.

  1. Cambridge Registration Office is located at Castle Lodge, in the grounds of the Council’s headquarters on Castle Street, Cambridge. There is disabled access and the whole office is on ground floor level.
  2. Ely Registration Office is at The Registration Office, Old School House, 74 Market Street, Ely Cambridgeshire CB7 4LS.  It is on the ground floor.
  3. The Huntingdon Registration and Coroner’s Office is at Lawrence Court Princes Street Huntingdon PE29 3PA, again on the ground floor.
  4. March Registration Office is at Audmoor House, 93 High Street, March,  Cambridgeshire PE15 9LH on the ground floor.

Register a death in Cambridgeshire.