Changes to death registration and paperwork
Since the Coronavirus Act became law in April 2020, the way deaths are registered in the UK has changed.
Please click the links below for further details of changes to how deaths are registered.
- Death registration – England and Wales
- Death registration – Scotland
- Death registration – Northern Ireland
There are also changes to the regulation of cremations. Click here for Ministry of Justice guidance.
Many of these easements have proven beneficial to families and to funeral directors caring for them. The NAFD is making representations to Government with regards to protecting them for the longer term.
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