Welcome to Life Ledger

The free service that allows you to tell lots of companies about a death from one place

Life Ledger is free to send death notifications

What you need

The deceased’s:
  • Date of Death
  • Full name and usual address
  • Death certificate or interim death certificate (scan or photograph)
From you:
  • A piece of photographic ID, such as a passport of driving licence, to upload and verify your identity. (scan or photograph)

How to Register a Death with Starling Bank

You can notify Starling Bank of a death in the following ways:

Calling the team on 0207 930 4450
Writing an email to help@starlingbank.com

Bereavement Team, Starling Bank Limited, 5th Floor, London Fruit and Wool Exchange, 1 Duval Square,

What information is required to tell Starling Bank of a bereavement?

You will need to have the following information to hand when telling Starling Bank of a death:

  • The death certificate or coroner’s certificate
  • A certified copy* of your photocard driving licence or your passport
  • A will, if available (with executors’ details and certified ID)
  • The following completed indemnity form (this needs to be printed, fully completed, signed in the presence of a witness and returned by email or post).

What Happens Next?

Once notified, Starling Bank will freeze any accounts in the name of the deceased. Once they receive all the relevant documentation they will arrange for the account balance to be paid to the executor.

Life Ledger can help

Our platform allows you to notify service providers and relevant companies quickly and efficiently. At no cost to you, we aim to reduce the administerial stress surrounding the loss of a loved one.

What people say about us

Thank you again for your personal engagement. I can see how important you are taking this.


A.D, Birmingham

Thank you so much for your concern and going that extra bit further for us, your understanding and compassion shines through.


J.J, Durham

You are making a difficult situation so much easier!


A.G, York

Thank you for everything, I know you've been working hard in the background, this has been a helpful service


N.N, Salisbury

Thanks. You have been a great help. It is appreciated. Take care


S.T, Swansea

It's good to know there's a nice company out there helping with this, thank you


G.Y, Kent

Great to get the emails from Life Ledger letting me know what's been actioned, it is definitely very helpful


C.A, Middlesex

Thank you for all of your support so far, your help has certainly made a difficult task a little more manageable


O.R, Essex

Thank you for all of your support so far, your help has certainly made a difficult task a little more manageable