What to do when someone dies
Check what to do after a death - how to register the death, arrange the funeral and notify government departments.
Arrange the funeral
Tell government about the death
Tell Us Once is a service that lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go.
You'll also need to tell banks, utility companies, and landlords or housing associations yourself.
More information is available on GOV.UK: step by step guide including:
- check if you can get bereavement benefits
- deal with your own benefits, pension and taxes
- check if you need to apply to stay in the UK
- deal with the estate of the person who has died