In addition to the registrar, a number of organisation will require official notification of the death. Some of these can be dealt over the telephone or a personal visit, but usually most institutions require written confirmation and a copy of the death certificate.
Organisations that need to release money, transfer or sell assets, will probably also need to see the Grant of Representation from the Probate Registry.
Is it an idea to write a standard letter, and then simply change the address for the different organisation you need to contact. The file away a copy of the letter and any reply received. In this way you will have a complete record of what has been done.
We provide a list of potential organisations and agencies that you might need to contact. Please note that this is not exhaustive and if you are employing a solicitor you should discuss which matters you can deal with yourself and which ones the solicitor can assist with.