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Beneath, we have compiled a guide on informing Post Office Home Insurance of a death. Or, alternatively, use Life Ledger's free and efficient service to notify many companies of a death from the same place.

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How to Register a Death with Post Office Home Insurance
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What Documentation is required for a Death Notification?

When you telephone Post Office Home Insurance of a death, they will need the following information in order for them to take the next steps:

Identification:

  • Account Number
  • If you are the Next of Kin or Personal Representative of the deceased’s Estate, Post Office Insurance will need proof of identity from you.

Proof of Death:

  • Certified Copy of the Death Certificate
  • Certified Extract of the Will
  • Copy of the Grant of Probate
  • If you cannot present the following documentation, you will be required to present a copy of the Letters of Administration

What Happens Next?

If Post Office Home Insurance requires any additional information from you, they will contact you at a convenient time. 

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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