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                         Death Registration


An application for death registration can be made by next of kin of South African citizens or South African Permanent Residence Permit holders when the death occurred outside South Africa.

DHA-1663 A; Application for South African notice of death/still birth cannot be downloaded from this website anymore. You need to come in person at 15 Whitehall London SW1A 2DD. The forms cannot be sent to you as they need to be completed by an official at 15 Whitehall London SW1A 2DD.


1. Death certificate issued by UK government (Apostille)

2. Valid passport for the informant

3.  Passport for the deceased


The informant will be fingerprinted.


Office of Department of Home Affairs

15 Whitehall

London, SW1A 2DD

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7925 8900





Page updated: 25/01/2019