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There are certain countries where death registrations may be made for British people overseas. The British Consul or High Commission can register the deaths and issue certificates.
During the year following the registration, a copy of the entry is sent to the General Register Office, and certificates are available from there.
If you wish to apply for this form of registration, or would like further information, please contact:
Overseas Registration Unit, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, PO Box 6255
Milton Keynes, MK10 1XX
03700 00 22 44 between 12noon and 4pm Monday to Friday.
There are certain countries where a death cannot be registered with the British authorities. They include: