Death certificate

Applying for a copy certificate

To obtain a certificate you will need to provide us with the following information;

  • name of deceased
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • occupation
  • home address
  • date of birth or age at death

If you cannot provide some of the above information, then please contact the General Register Office.

Certificate fees
Services Cost Processing timescale How to receive your copy certificate
Standard certificate service £11.00 Certificate issued on or before 15 working days of application Post
1 Working day priority service £35.00 Certificate issued within 1 working day for applications received by 3pm Collection in person/post

Request a copy death certificate

If the deceased passed away outside of Blackburn with Darwen borough, you will need to contact the Register Office for that district, to obtain a copy of the certificate.