How to register a death

As your funeral director we will assist with the contact telephone numbers and addresses. Usually a death should be registered in area where death occurred, however, there may be exceptions to this.

Who can Register

  • Close relative of deceased
  • Relative in attendance during last illness
  • A relative living in the district where death occurred
  • A person present at death


Documents required

  • Medical Certificate of Death
  • Medical card if available
  • Birth Certificate or information regarding date of birth
  • Marriage certificate if applicable


Information required to Register

  • Date and place of death
  • Full name of deceased (maiden name if applicable)
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation and home address
  • If married, full name and occupation of surviving spouse


Certificates Obtained

  1. Disposal Certificate for the funeral director.
  2. Social Security Certificate to be handed in at the DSS Offices with any pension books.
  3. Copies of Entry of Death for the bank, insurances. solicitors