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Register a death

All deaths must be registered within 5 days

Registering a death

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

Day of deathLatest registration day
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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.

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