Before you begin

You should take the following documents to the Registration office, if available:

  • the medical certificate of cause of death – Form 11, normally given by the deceased person’s doctor, or the hospital where the death occurred
  • the deceased’s birth certificate
  • if applicable, the deceased’s marriage certificate or civil partnership certificate
  • the deceased’s National Health Service medical card
  • any book, certificate or document relating to any pension or allowance which the deceased received from the government or public funds