Registering a death
All deaths must be registered within 5 days. This includes weekends and bank holidays.
|Day of death||Latest registration day|
You can register a death that took place in Leicestershire (not Leicester City) by booking an appointment at any of our registration offices.
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.
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.