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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

We are taking the necessary immediate and longer-term steps to support and protect residents, staff and partners. Our focus is on keeping critical services running, particularly those supporting vulnerable people.

Find out more about the support and guidance available, and any changes to our services.

Advice and support on Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

Register a death

All deaths must be registered within 5 days

Registering a death

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All deaths must be registered within 5 days. This includes weekends and bank holidays.

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You can register a death that took place in Leicestershire (not Leicester City) by booking an appointment at any of our registration offices.

Call 0116 305 6565 to book an appointment

After registering a death you’ll be able to use GOV.UK’s online Tell us Once service, which will notify most government organisations in one go.

Age UK have information on other organisations you will also need to notify, such as utility companies.

Useful links

Cruse

If you need support dealing with bereavement and grief during the coronavirus outbreak, Cruse (national bereavement charity) has information on their website.

The National Bereavement Partnership - COVID-19 Hub

The partnership provides a platform for associated practical advice services, support assistance and where needed, counselling to all those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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