By law, a death must be registered within five days. This may be longer if the death has been referred to a coroner.
Due to Covid, a registration officer will contact the informant directly to register a death.
Book an appointment
If the death did not occur in Lincolnshire, you can still book an appointment with us. We will send the details to the correct office.
The Tell Us Once service lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go. Your registrar will advise you about this at your appointment.
If the death occurred in Lincolnshire, you can buy death certificates at your appointment.
They cost £11 each.
If you want a certificate later, you must order one online or by post.