Register a death - step by step

How to register a death in Cumbria.

Losing a loved one can be a very traumatic time. We will ensure that the process of registering the death is as easy as possible. Simply follow our step by step process to register a death in Cumbria.

There is a separate process for registering a stillbirth.

  1. Find out who can legally register a death.

  2. Information you need to provide when registering a death.

  3. We will contact the next of kin to register the death over the phone.

  4. How to register a death at short notice due to cultural or religious reasons. 

  5. How to notify organisations and departments of the death.