Registering a Death

Registering a Death

When a death occurs it is a legal requirement that the death be registered with the ‘Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages’ in the state or territory that the death occurred.   When you meet with our staff to make the necessary funeral arrangements, they will record the information required to register the death. This information is then lodged with the ‘Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages’ (in the applicable state or territory) and is used to produce a Death Certificate.

What Information is Collected?

Information for registering a death requires the collection of personal details and information. This includes:

  • Full Name of the deceased
  • Date & Place of Birth
  • Date & Place of Death (eg: name of hospital, nursing home)
  • Usual Residence
  • Main Occupation during working life
  • Parents Details (full names and occupations)
  • Marital Details (if applicable)
  • Children’s Names & Dates of Birth (if applicable)

There may be circumstances where some of this information may be difficult to access, however it is important that you attempt to supply our staff with as much accurate information as possible. To assist you to understand the required information, please download our ‘Personal Details Form’ by clicking here.