Documents needed and how to apply

If you are named on the death certificate (next of kin), you will need:

If you are not named on the death certificate, you will also need to provide 1 of the following:

  • Letter of Authority, including 3 forms of ID from the person giving authority
  • document showing custody of guardianship of the person that has died
  • document showing Power of Attorney for one of the people named on the death certificate

How to apply for a death certificate

Submit your application with the supporting documents to any of the following:

If you are applying in person or by post you will need a completed Death Certificate Application Form [PDF].