Register a death in UK

Requirements and procedure for reporting a death or entering a death certificate in the French register of births, marriages and deaths (transcription de décès dans l’état civil)

List of documents required
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List of documents to register a death

Please either post your application and documents to the following address
or bring them in person to the Consulate-General’s état civil department during opening hours (Monday to Thursday from 8.45 a.m. to 12 noon and Friday from 8.45 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.). You do not need to make an appointment for this.

To contact us :

- Address :
Consulat général de France
Service de l’état civil
PO Box 520,
21 Cromwell Road
London SW7 2EN

- Email :

- Tel : (0044) [0] 207 073 1200 - Monday to Thursday between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

- Fax : (0044) [0] 207 073 1269

- By appointment : click here

Time limit

There is no set time limit for reporting a death or entering the death certificate in the état civil.

Coroner’s Certificate of Evidence of Death

In some cases a death certificate may be issued on production of a Coroner’s Certificate of Evidence of Death.
Please consult the Etat civil department of the French Consulate-General in London.

Published on 03/07/2013

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