Tell Us Once

Tell Us Once is a service that lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go.

When you register the death the registrar will:

  • let you know if the service is available in your area
  • give you the phone number
  • give you a unique reference number to use the Tell Us Once service online or by phone

To use this service, you will need certain information about the person who has died. To find out more, visit

The Tell Us Once service will notify Surrey Heath Borough Council about the following:  

  • to cancel Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, inform council housing services and remove the person from the electoral register