The NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages provides an online service to apply for a death certificate online. A death certificate is the official copy of information we hold on the register about a person who has died.


Registering a death

A funeral director will normally register a death and apply for a death certificate on your behalf. This means you won’t have to complete the application yourself.

The funeral director will ask you for some personal information about the person who has died. This includes details about their:

  • birth, death and burial
  • family members and
  • home address and occupation.

The funeral director will register the death within 7 days of burial or cremation.


Registering a death without a funeral director

If a funeral director is not completing the death registration process for you, you can register a death if you are a next of kin or relative of the deceased.

For more information on Death Certificates visit the following links.


Need an Estate Planning Lawyer?

We understand you’ve got a lot to deal with right now – especially if you’re responsible for managing the affairs of your loved one.

When the funeral is over, you may need to apply for the right to deal with your loved one’s estate: their property, money and possessions. Let us help.

We can connect you with probate and estate planning experts to help you organise your estate and create the legal documents to protect you and your loved ones should you fall ill or pass away unexpectedly.




About eziFunerals

eziFunerals supports individuals and families cope with end of life decisions, death and funerals. We are an independent, Australian-owned and operated company. We are not part of any other funeral company.

Our member Funeral Directors operate in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Australia wide. Thet are chosen for their knowledge, quality, service, personalisation and experience. They go above and beyond, and will take the time to support the family.

For more information or to make contact with a trusted Independent funeral director, call eziFunerals on 1300 236 402 or visit