Following government measures to control the spread of Coronavirus, this office is currently closed to the public.
All certificates will be posted using Royal Mail. See information about how our registration services are affected by coronavirus
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.
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
- 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.
Request a copy death certificate online.
Call 0300 123 6705 Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm.
You can write to us at the following address:
Lancashire Certificate Service,
Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to Lancashire County Council.