We hope the following information will be helpful when registering a death. if you feel you need any further assistance please feel free to contact us personally.
If the death occurred in a house or hospital
If the death occurred elsewhere
You will need to provide the following documents:
It would also be beneficial if you could also bring one of the following supporting documents relating to the deceased, Passport/Utility Bill/Driving Licence/Marriage or Civil Partnership Certificate. You can however still register a Death without any of these.
You will need to give the following information:
When you register a death in the majority of cases the registrar will issue a certificate (green form) for the burial or cremation of the body.
If you are making the funeral arrangements you will need to hand it to the funeral director.
A funeral cannot proceed until this certificate is given to the burial authority or the crematorium.
If there is a delay to the registration of a death, the registrar can still issue a certificate for burial before registration but only if the death does not need to be reported to the coroner.
Please note the registrar won't be able to issue a certificate for cremation before the registration of the death.
If a death has been reported to the coroner, he or she may issue a certificate for burial or cremation where possible.
St Anne's Registration Office (deaths occurring in Fylde Borough)
254 Clifton Drive South
Lancashire FY8 1NR
Tel. 0300 123 6705
Blackpool Registration Office (deaths occurring at Victoria Hospital)
Blackpool FY1 1GB
Tel. 01253 477177