The Registration Office

Hampshire: 0300 555 1392
023 9282 9041
023 8063 1422

You will need to make an appointment and take the following:

  1. The Medical Certificate of the Cause of Death.
  2. The deceased’s Medical Card, if possible.
  3. Any forms given to you from a Coroner, if applicable, and any pensions the deceased was receiving.

You should tell the Registrar:

  • The date and place of death.
  • The deceased’s last (usual) address.
  • The deceased’s first names, surnames and maiden name if appropriate.
  • The deceased’s date and place of birth.
  • The deceased’s occupation and that of his/her spouse’s, if applicable.
  • Whether the deceased was receiving any pension or benefits allowance.
  • If the deceased was married, the date of birth of surviving spouse.

What the Registrar
will give you

A Certificate for Burial or Cremation (Green Form), which will be required by the funeral director before the funeral takes place.  If the Coroner has been involved, a Certificate for Cremation will be issued and the funeral director will collect this on your behalf; a Certificate of Registration of Death (BD8) for the Department for Work and Pensions and copies of the Entry of Death (The Death Certificate), which will be needed by the Executors of the Estate. Normally two or three copies are sufficient for these purposes.

The Registrar will also inform the following through the ‘Tell us Once’ service:

  • Government services
  • DWP
  • HMRC
  • Identity and Passport Office
  • DVLA
  • Council Services / Libraries
  • Adult & Children’s services
  • Blue Badge Scheme
  • Council Housing / Housing Tax & Tax Benefits
  • Electoral Roll Services
  • Monies owed to the Council


Westbury Road Fareham,
Hampshire, PO16 7XU
(Parking Available)

Phone: 01329 282711

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 - 17:00

Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
(24 Hours Support)


129 Forton Road, Gosport,
Hampshire, PO12 4TQ
(Parking Available)

Phone: 023 9258 0074

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 - 17:00

Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
(24 Hours Support)

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