Death certificate

You can request a copy of a death certificate online.

Request a copy death certificate

Information required

To obtain a certificate you will need to provide us with the following information;

  • name of deceased
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • occupation
  • home address
  • date of birth or age at death

If you cannot provide some of the above information, then please contact the General Register Office.

Costs and fees

Certificate fees
ServicesCostProcessing timescaleHow to receive your copy certificate
Standard certificate service£12.50Certificate issued on or before 15 working days of applicationPost
1 Working day priority service£38.50Certificate issued within 1 working day for applications received by 3pmCollection in person/post

If the deceased passed away outside of Blackburn with Darwen Borough, you will need to contact the Register Office for the relevant district, to obtain a copy of the certificate. Visit the GOV.UK website to find the relevant register office.