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Death Registration

This section contains all the information you need to know on how to register a death. The Council's Senior Registrar will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns you might have and to guide you through the process.

You can access the 'How to Register a Death' and 'Stillbirth Registration' pages from the 'More pages in this section' menu.

Information titled 'Tell Us Once' is available on the GOV.UK website on what to do if someone dies. A link is available from the 'Related Sites' section of this page.

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

In line with guidance from the Depute Registrar General and the Scottish Government, registration services will be provided in Orkney from Monday 29 June 2020 subject to the following restrictions... ...read more >

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