Deaths

Funerals

What To Do After a Death

The following leaflets provide detailed advice on what to do after a death in Scotland (including arranging and meeting the costs of a funeral):

What To Do About a Death in Scotland (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

Arranging a Funeral In Scotland (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

Further Advice and Help With Funeral Costs

Further advice on dealing with Death and Bereavement (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) is available on the Scottish Government website. This includes information about bereavement benefits, help with money, and details of the Funeral Support Payment (Opens in a new window or downloads a file).

Burial Fees

Details of our Lair and Interment Fees

Funeral Directors

Please be aware that any fees charged by a funeral director will be in addition to the lair and interment fees shown above.

Help Following a Bereavement

For help and advice following a bereavement, please contact our Registration Service. We can assist you with:

  • making an appointment to register a death
  • using the Tell Us Once Service
  • purchasing a lair
  • arranging an interment