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Bin lorry drivers are on strike over a number of days. We apologise but this is out of our control. We are continuing to try and find a resolution that will get drivers back on the streets.

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Registering a death

British Consul and High Commission registration of deaths

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

[email protected]

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:

  • Ascension Is.
  • Australia
  • Nevis
  • St.Helena
  • South Africa
  • Turks and Cacos Is.
  • Virgin Is (UK)
  • Zimbabwe
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • Cayman Is.
  • Christmas Is.
  • Falkland Is.
  • Gibraltar

Register office

Telephone: Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 024 7683 3141

Building opening times: 9.15am–4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)
Cheylesmore Manor House
Manor House Drive

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