Deaths, burials and cremations

Government secure services – 21 June to 24 June

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.

My Account services – 21 June to 24 June

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.

What to do after someone dies

When someone has died there are lots of things that need to be done, at a time when you least feel like doing them.

Step by step guide

Go to GOV.UK: What to do after someone dies for a step-by-step guide to all the things that must be done – this includes getting a medical certificate, registering the death and arranging a funeral.

Tell us once

You may be able to use the GOV.UK: Tell Us Once service to report a death to most government organisations and many council departments in one go.