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Registering a Death

A Death must be registered in the country of death through an approved registrar within 8 days.

You should bring with you:

  • Deceased Birth Certificate
  • Deceased Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
  • Deceased NHS Medical Card
  • Deceased Medical Certificate of Cause of Death

Following the appointment with the registrar

  • You will be given the appropriate documentation for all legal considerations concerning the estate
  • A Form 14 (White Form) this needs to be brought to your Funeral Director

Fort William registrars are located on the High Street within the Council Service Point just below our premises, you will need to arrange with them when you can visit so you are given privacy to register the death.

Whatever you choose, John McLellan & Co are committed to ensuring that your wishes are carried out to the highest standard.