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 Tell Scottish Widows Pension about a Death

You can use one of these methods to register a death with Scottish Widows Pension:

Calling the team on 0345 601 4179

The Bereavement Team PO Box 28015 15 Dalkeith Road Edinburgh EH16 5WL

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

You will need the following information to report a death to Scottish Widows Pension:

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 told Scottish Widows of the death, one of their customer service team will let you know of the next steps. Should they require more information, they will let you know.

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