Find out how to register a death in the UK or abroad
The steps you must take after a death - register a death, report a death with Tell Us Once, coroners, funerals and death abroad
Parents must register their child's birth within 42 days (or 21 days in Scotland) - who can register, birth certificates
Sorting out a deceased person's affairs - get a grant of representation, become an executor and distribute an estate - and if there's no will
How to get married in England and Wales, giving notice of marriage at a register office, paying fees
How to divorce your husband or wife if they've gone missing, you don't know their whereabouts or they are presumed dead
If someone goes missing, contact anyone you think may know their whereabouts – if you’re still concerned, contact your local police.
My child is missing / has run away