Copy death certificates

Certificates that are available for deaths that occurred within the current Lancashire County Council boundaries only

We issue standard certificates. These certificates are a certified copy of the original entry of the record of the death.

Cost: £11

The priority service is currently suspended due to Covid-19.

All certificate requests will be processed as quickly as possible.

If the death occurred recently you may order copy certificates from the registration office where the death was registered for £11.

Information you need to provide

You will need the following information:

  • Full name at death. If it was a married woman, please give the name and surname of her husband.
  • Date of birth or age at death
  • Occupation
  • Place of death (full address or name of hospital)
  • Home address

How to request a death copy certificate

You can request a death copy certificate online, by telephone, by mail or in person.

Online

Request a copy death certificate online.

Telephone

Call 0300 123 6705 Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm.

Mail

You can write to us at the following address:

Lancashire Certificate Service,
Lancashire Archives,
Bow Lane,
Preston,
Lancashire,
PR1 2RE

Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to Lancashire County Council.