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                          Death Certificate

An application for death certificate can be made by next of kin of South African citizens or foreigners whose death was registered in South Africa.


The office dealing with South African passport holders will be opened from 08h45 to 12h45 Monday to Friday except on public holidays. Collections will be from 08h45 - 12h45

NB: No appointments necessary; this is a walk-in service.


Completed Death Certificate Application Form.  DHA- 132: Death Certificate Application Form;

Processing fee of £7 and it must be in the form of postal order payable to SA High Commission.  We do not accept cheques nor do we have credit card facilities

Fully paid special delivery self addressed envelope (Size A4) for the return of your certificate, please note that no certificates will be posted from this office unless an envelope is provided


6 Months

Office of Department of Home Affairs

15 Whitehall

London, SW1A 2DD

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7925 8900





NB: DHA-73; Application for South African passport form can't be downloaded from this web site anymore. You can send a self-addressed stamped envelope (A4 Size) to 15 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2 DD with a request for the form to be posted to you.

Page updated: 27/04/2018