Registration of Deaths

When should a death be registered?

A Notice of Death must be given within five (5) days after death.

Where should the death be registered?

Where the Death falls within the jurisdiction of District “A” the Death must be registered at the Registration Department, Whitepark Road, Bridgetown.

All other registrations are the same as for the Registration of Births.

Who should register a Death and what is required?
The Funeral Director in charge of the body has the responsibility for registering the Death.

The documents required are:

  • Medical Certificate of Death
  • Notice of Death
  • Identification document of the deceased.

The following information is required:

  • The date of Death
  • The place of Death
  • The age of the deceased
  • The Country of Birth
  • The profession of the deceased
  • The marital status of the deceased
  • The name of the informant
  • The address of the informant
  • The name of the Funeral Director
  • The date of burial
  • The place of burial