Information on stillbirths

Only the mother or father is able to apply for a stillbirth certificate, and they must be named on the certificate.

If the parents are deceased a sibling can apply as long as they can provide the dates of death of their parents.

To apply for the application form for a stillbirth certificate, contact the General Register Office. Further details are available at: by entering the search terms "stillbirth certificate."

Page last updated: 16 February 2024

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