Tell us once

Tell Us Once is a service that lets you report a death to many government organisations in one go.

What you need to provide

Find out more about the tell us once service

In person

The ‘Tell Us Once’ service is offered at all death registration appointments

At the end of your appointment, the registrar will ask if you would like to use the Tell Us Once service.


Or you can use the online service.

The registrar will give you a unique reference number at your registration appointment.

Report a death

By telephone

If you prefer you can speak to a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) advisor.

Telephone 0800 085 7308, lines are open Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm.