01 April 2020
Important updates on registering a birth or death with the West Sussex Registration Service
In line with the General Register Office’s (GRO) instructions for implementation of Coronavirus (emergency) Act 2020, the Registration Service at West Sussex County Council will not be operating face to face appointments to register a death for the time being.
Registering a death will now take place over the telephone and an appointment can be booked as normal by visiting www.westsussex.gov.uk/registeradeath.
If you are already in possession of the medical cause of death certificate, this can be dropped in to one of the following registration offices before your telephone appointment:
- Haywards Heath,
- Crawley: Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG – drop it off in the Library Drop Box.
- Chichester: West Sussex Record Office, 3 Orchard Street, Chichester, PO19 1DD – drop it off at reception.
- Haywards Heath: Haywards Heath Library, 34 Boltro Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 1BN – drop it off in the Library Drop box.
- Worthing: Portland House, Richmond Road, Worthing, BN11 1HS – drop it off at reception.