What To Do After a Death
The following leaflets provide detailed advice on what to do after a death in Scotland (including arranging and meeting the costs of a funeral):
Further Advice and Help With Funeral Costs
Further advice on dealing with Death and Bereavement (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) is available on the Scottish Government website. This includes information about bereavement benefits, help with money, and details of the Funeral Support Payment (Opens in a new window or downloads a file).
Please be aware that any fees charged by a funeral director will be in addition to the lair and interment fees shown above.
Help Following a Bereavement
For help and advice following a bereavement, please contact our Registration Service. We can assist you with:
- making an appointment to register a death
- using the Tell Us Once Service
- purchasing a lair
- arranging an interment