When a death occurs, it is a difficult time for everyone. We are here to help you and make the process of registering the death as simple and easy as possible.
Registering a death
You must book an appointment to register a death.
You must register a death within five days unless the coroner is involved.
If you are registering a death which occurred outside Kirklees we send the details to the district where it occurred. They are responsible for issuing a death certificate and paperwork for the funeral.
There is no cost to register a death
Book an appointment to register a death
Fill in our online form
Clock Completing this form takes around 15 minutes.
Paperclip You must have the medical certificate of cause of death unless the coroner has advised this isn't needed.Book appointment
After you've booked
You will have a date, time and location to attend to register the death.