Register a death
Urgent death registrations
East Sussex Register Offices are open between 9am and 5pm daily, excluding weekends and bank holidays.
Telephone: 0345 60 80 198 during these hours or book online for an appointment to register a death.
In the event of an emergency which cannot wait until we are next open, telephone: 01273 33 70 40.
- this telephone line is only monitored outside of office hours
- we cannot authorise a burial or cremation until the doctor or coroner has certified the death
- if your call goes to voicemail, please leave your name and phone number. The Registrar on duty will call you back as soon as possible
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