The DSS form – now called The SF200 Funeral Payments from the social fund should be taken to or sent to your DSS office with any pension or benefit books in the deceaced’s name or in joint names, this is also used to decide weather a surviving partner is eligable for benifit such as widows benefit, You can download the form on the Department of Works and Pensions website.
To find out more information please visit the Funeral Payment Section.
Funeral Director’s Form. This is green, and should be given to us to allow the funeral to take place. NB: If the Coroner has investigated the death, and cremation is required, this will be replaced with a form which the Coroner will send direct to us.
Death Certificates. These are copies of the Register Entry, and are the Certificates required by Banks, Insurance Companies etc. to attend to the deceased’s affairs. These are currently £3.50 Per copy