Due to essential maintenance work, we will be unable to process Blue Badge parking applications and 'Tell us once' reports of changes in personal circumstances between 6pm, Friday 21 June and 8am, Monday 24 June. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Deaths, burials and cremations
Due to essential maintenance work, our online council tax, benefits, bulky waste, Register Office booking and certificate ordering services will be unavailable between 6pm, Friday 21 June and 8am, Monday 24 June. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Fees and charges are as follows.
You can order a certificate online.
|Item||Collection or delivery||Cost|
|Standard certificate||In person at the Register Office at the time of registration||£11|
|Standard or short certificate||24-hour next day service – includes first class post, if needed||£35|
|15-day standard service – includes second class post, if needed||£11|
|Additional postage and packaging||First class recorded delivery||£3.50|
|Special delivery, guaranteed next working day||£8.50|
Changes to initial registration
The following fees apply:
- £75 – consideration by the Registrar or Superintendent Registrar of a correction
- £90 – consideration by the Registrar General of a correction
Fees are payable to the Registrar or Superintendent Registrar.
Burials and funeral services
Burial charges will be doubled for those not resident in Thurrock.
Prices are exempt from VAT, except where stated.
|Part 1: Burials|
|A. Burial in a grave|
|Buried or cremated remains of persons up to 16 years-old||No charge|
|Persons aged 16 years-old and over||£650|
|Cremated remains in a full size grave||£326|
|B. Exclusive right of burial, including registration|
|In a full size grave - lawn section||£795|
|In a full size grave - traditional grave||£1,620|
|Part 2: Cremated remains burials|
|A. Cremated remains burial section|
|Exclusive right of burial for a 40 year period, including registration and right to erect memorial||£335|
|Interment of ashes||£326|
|B. Cremated remains memorial gardens section|
|Includes plaque for 7 years and loose burial of ashes||£249|
|Erection of memorial plaque only for 7 years – no ashes to bury||£194|
|Renewal of 7 year subscription with existing plaque||£129|
|Renewal of 7 year subscription with replacement plaque||£194|
|Additional interment of ashes and replacement plaque for a further 7 years where original subscription has more than 4 years to run||£162|
|Additional interment of ashes and replacement plaque for a further 7 years where original subscription has less than 4 years to run||£227|
|Replacement kerb plaque||£75|
|Part 3: Right to place or erect monuments, gravestones or tablets, with inscriptions|
|Monument or gravestone, including first inscription, for a traditional grave||£226|
|Monument or gravestone, including first inscription, for a lawn grave||£184|
|Tablet, including first inscription, on a base no larger than 50cm x 45cm x 15cm for a grave where exclusive right of burial has not been granted||£162|
|Each inscription after the first||£81|
|Permit to carry out any work on a headstone||£77|
|Part 4: Transfer and search fees|
|Transfer of grant of exclusive right of burial – fee for registering the transfer and endorsing the deed||£77|
|Transfer of grant of exclusive right of burial – fee where a statutory declaration is needed||£103|
|Fee for search of historical records||£26|
|Part 5: Other memorials|
|Burial of a second set of ashes for existing memorial trees – new trees are no longer available||£326|
|Memorial bench||£1,689, includes standard VAT|
|Additional plaque||£177, includes standard VAT|