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Apply for a certificate of notification of death


If you cannot be issued a death certificate after notification of a death due to missing data or evidence, you can have the death report certified.

This certificate serves as proof that you have complied with your duty to notify.

With the certificate you can prove the proper notification of the death. The report is a prerequisite for the burial of the deceased person.

  • You must report the death to the registry office in whose district the death occurred.
  • The certification of the death reported by you must be postponed by the responsible registry office due to missing data or evidence.

There are no deadlines.

Processing time may vary.

- Instruction by the court

Please contact the competent registry office to which you have made the death notification.

You can apply for the certificate of notification and deferral of the certification orally or in writing at the registry office.

  • Submit the application for the issuance of the certificate to the competent registry office.
  • The registry office will check your details and, if necessary, issue the certificate.
  • The registry office will send you the certificate of notification by post, unless personal collection has been arranged.

Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Bürger - und Standesamt
Marktplatz 1
38855 Wernigerode, Stadt
+49 3943 654-340
+49 3943 654-341
+49 3943 654-342
+49 3943 654-343
+49 3943 654-345
+49 3943 654-344