Asian Funeral Home is constantly observing and responding to this outbreak and advice from the UK Government. This Q&A will be updated regularly as more is understood about COVID-19, how it spreads and how it is affecting people.
Below are a some regularly asked questions and a few steps to support and guide you through the key things you'll need to do after a death.
Alternatively, you can contact us straight away and we'll advise you on what to do next, whichever is best for you. Our team is here to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Registering a Death
It is a legal requirement of the law that a death should be registered within 5 days of the death occurring. To register the death you will need to attend a registration appointment at your local registration office. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any assistance in making an appointment for the registration process.
COVID-19 Regulation Changes
With recent events there have been changes to the how the death is registered. The Bereavement Services will relay your information to the Registrars Office. They will then call you and arrange an appropriate time where they will register the death over the phone
Arranging a Funeral
You don’t have to settle on a funeral director right away. Take time to research quotes, prices and reviews.
Time is of the essense here, and so you should contact and appoint a funeral director as soon as possible. Further arrangemnents / co-ordination may be required with preists, temples etc..