It is needed to register death to prove the time and date of death, to establish the fact of death for relieving the
individual from social, legal and official obligations, to enable settlement of property inheritance, and to authorize the family
to collect insurance and other benefits.
Medical certificate of the cause of death (signed by a doctor) and if available:
Marriage/Civil Partnership Certificates
NHS Number/NHS Medical Card
Full name of the late person
His/Her last address
Whether the deceased was receiving a state pension or any other state benefits
Organ Donor Card
OBTAIN DEATH CERTIFICATE: DELHI
Every death is to be reported and registered within 21 days at the place of its occurrence in the prescribed reporting forms.
The persons required to register Birth are:
When the Death has taken place in a house: Head of the house or nearest relative of the head of the House or oldest person in the family.
When the Death had taken place outside the house:
a) In a Hospital/Health Centre, Maternity Home or other like institutions: Medical Officer In-charge or any officer
authorized by him.
b) In a Jail: Jail In-charge
c) In a Hospital, Dharmshala, Boarding House: Person In-charge
d) In a Moving Vehicle: Person In-charge of the Vehicle
e) Found deserted in a public place: Headman of the Village/In-charge of the local police station
Death Certificates in Delhi are issued by the Local Bodies namely NDMC, MCD, Delhi Cantonment Board, within 7 days from the date of receipt of application from the applicant, provided the death has already been registered.
The certificates are issued from the registration centers/Zonal Offices of the local bodies.