Our online forms and systems

Some of our forms and systems will be offline between 7:00pm on Tuesday 23 April and 7:00am on Wednesday 24 April. Forms or payments submitted or made by phone after 8:30pm may not be received. To find out more about the section 114 notice, visit our section 114 page

Birmingham and Solihull Coroner Service

The Birmingham and Solihull Coroner’s Service receives a high volume of referrals throughout the year. This can at times cause delays in us being able to contact you and there can be some delays in completing post mortem examinations.

Be assured that we will contact you as soon as we are able. We understand this is a difficult time for you.

Attending a coroner's court inquest

In accordance with S85A of the Courts Act 2003 and the Remote Observation and recordings (Courts and tribunals) Regs 2022 members of the press and the public may apply to attend a hearing remotely. All our inquest hearings are published on line.

Any member of the public or press wishing to attend a hearing remotely needs to contact us on coroner@birmingham.gov.uk no later than midday on the day before the hearing, giving reasons why they should be granted remote access

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