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 inform BBC iPlayer of a Death

When sending a death notification, the BBC asks that you contact their bereavement support team. They will then be able to guide you through the notification process.

Calling the team on 0208 008 2882
Writing an email to dpa.officer@bbc.co.uk

The Data Protection Offices BBC Broadcast Centre 201 Wood Lane BC2 A6 London W12 7FA

What documentation will I need to inform BBC iPlayer?

They request that you have the following when you notify them:


  • The death certificate
  • Proof of your identity
  • Proof of your relationship to the deceased

What happens next?

Once the BBC iPlayer customer support team have this information, they can begin to either close the account or switch it for you.

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