The ‘Tell Us Once’ service is offered at the time of all death registration appointments in Hampshire. The information taken as part of the Tell Us Once service is passed to the people who need to be informed when someone dies.
You can make an appointment to register a death at any of our Registration Offices, tel 0300 555 1392 call charges. Phone lines open Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm, Saturday 9.30am - 4pm.
Once the death has been registered, there are a number of ways you can use the service
The information you provide will be treated securely and confidentially. The organisations who are contacted will use the information to update records, end services, benefits and entitlements as appropriate, and to resolve any outstanding issues. They may use this information in other ways, but only as the law allows.
Information you will need to supply to use the service.
To make sure we give the right information to the organisations we contact for you, please bring the following information (where relevant) about the person who has died:
We will also ask you for the contact details of
You must obtain the agreement of the persons listed above if you are going to provide information about them.
If you cannot find all of the information, don’t worry – you can still use the service for the benefits/services you have information about. Do not delay making the death registration appointment.
The next of kin is the closest relative by blood or marriage to the deceased (N.B. an ex-wife/ex-husband/ex-civil partner does not qualify as a ‘relative of the deceased’).
If you are not the next of kin, or the executor, you must however have obtained this person's permission to provide information about the deceased and act on their behalf.
Please remember that it is your responsibility to make sure that all organisations who paid any form of benefits to the deceased have correct and up-to-date information.
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