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.
Register the death
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.
Use the Tell Us Once service to tell government
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