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Beneath you’ll find everything you need to know about informing Scottish Widows Bank of a death. For a more joined-up approach, Life Ledger provides a free service where the bereaved can inform multiple companies from the same place.

 

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How to Tell Scottish Widows Bank about a Bereavement
Calling the team on 0345 601 4179
https://extranet.secure.scottishwidows.co.uk/consumer/forms/contact_us/bereavement-claim-form
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The Bereavement Team PO Box 28015 15 Dalkeith Road Edinburgh EH16 5WL

What information will you need to notify Scottish Widows Bank of a death?

You will need the following information ready when notifying Scottish Widows Bank of a death:

  • Your name and telephone number
  • The name of the person who has died and any policy number(s) they had
  • If you don’t have any policy details to hand then they’ll ask for the date of birth and address of the deceased
  • A certified copy of the death certificate
  • Your relationship to the deceased
  • The next of kin
  • If the person who has died had any accounts with Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Clerical Medical or St Andrew’s Life. Scottish Widows are all part of Lloyds Banking Group. With your permission, Scottish Widows can share information to close accounts as quickly as possible.

What Happens Next?

Once you have notified Scottish Widows of the death a representative will let you know of the next steps. Should they require more information, they will let you know.

Who you can notify with Life Ledger

Life Ledger is free to send death notifications

What you need

The deceased’s:
Date of Birth
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)

About Life Ledger

A free, easy-to-use service that helps you tell over 1,000 companies in the UK, from one place about the death of a loved one. Simply click the link below to get started.

Life Ledger is free to send death notifications

Who you can notify with Life Ledger

What you need

The deceased’s:
Date of Birth
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)

About Life Ledger

A free, easy-to-use service that helps you tell over 1,000 companies in the UK, from one place about the death of a loved one. Simply click the link below to get started.

Who you can notify with Life Ledger

Life Ledger is free to send death notifications

Who you can notify with Life Ledger

What you need

The deceased’s:
  • Date of Birth
  • 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)

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