Key announcements

Due to planned maintenance some of our online forms and systems may not be available from 8:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday 9 December. We apologise for any inconvenience. 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 no later than midday on the day before the hearing, giving reasons why they should be granted remote access

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