Register a Death in Waltham Forest

How to Register a death in Waltham Forest.

A death in Waltham Forest or anywhere in England and Wales a death should be registered in the district in which it takes place within 5 days of the date of death. Upon receipt of all required information pertaining to the deceased person a death certificate is issued by the registrar of the relevant area – for deaths in Waltham Forest, then the Waltham Forest Registrar of Deaths.

You might find the video about registering a death on the home page useful before you read on. Should you need a family undertaker, click this link.

Registration of deaths in Waltham Forest is by appointment only.  Parking is difficult, so arrive early or you may have to rebook your appointment.

You can make an appointment yourself online to register a death in Waltham Forest but not for Saturday bookings: call 020 8496 3000.

Where to Register a Death in Waltham Forest:

Waltham Forest Register Office 106 Grove Road Walthamstow E17 9BY.

General enquiries 020 8496 2716  Wheelchair accessible


Register a Death in Waltham Forest