UPDATES ON THIS SERVICE
- Due to physical distancing measures being implemented, civil registry documents / applications may either be submitted in person (by APPOINTMENT only) or by POST (each copy of the application form must be notarised by a public notary).
- Applicants who wish to submit their requirements in person must also bring with them a printed copy of their confirmed appointment during their visit to the Philippine Embassy.
- For health and safety reasons, we only accept payments via card or contacless. Cash payments will not be accepted at the moment.
- Only those with confirmed appointments will be allowed to enter the Embassy premises to avoid overcrowding.
- Collection of documents will only be done by post in strict compliance with physical distancing measures being implemented. All applicants must submit a self-addressed, stamped, special delivery envelope with tracking number together with their documentary requirements.
- Incomplete submissions will immediately be returned to the applicant or destroyed through a secure process in compliance with relevant data protection laws
The death of a Filipino citizen in the United Kingdom or Ireland must be registered with the Philippine Embassy. The Report of Death is equivalent to a Philippine death certificate. It will be sent by the Philippine Embassy to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the Philippines’ main civil registry authority.
A Report of Death may be filed in person or by post / mail. If filed by post/mail, all copies of application forms sent by post must be notarised by a public notary. Informants who wish to file their civil registry reports by post / mail may opt not to include the original supporting documents in their submission.
- A confirmed appointment of the individual submitting the report (Book here). [This requirement only applied to those who will be filing the report in person]
- Five (5) copies of the accomplished Report of Death form
- Original and five (5) copies of the British / Irish Death Certificate
- Five (5) copies of the data page of the deceased individual’s Philippine passport
- Processing fee of GBP 23.00
- Applicants from Ireland who are sending their documentary requirements by post must pay the relevant processing fees through a bank draft payable to the Philippine Embassy in London.
- Applications filed by post / mail must be paid via POSTAL MONEY ORDER (UK residents) or BANK DRAFT (Ireland residents).
- Payee must appear as PHILIPPINE EMBASSY LONDON
- Special delivery envelope with pre-paid postage paid up to 100g (available at the post office. Click to view a sample)
- Do not forget to write you name and complete delivery address on the 'to' field. We will use this to send you back your signed civil registry document by mail.
- Pre-paid postage may be purchased through the following links:
Steps (for on-site submissions):
- Book an appointment here.
- Prepare all the necessary requirements and supporting documents.
- Visit the Philippine Embassy and proceed with the following steps:
- Submit complete sets of your requirements and supporting documents to the processor.
- Pay the processing fee at the cashier (we only accept payments by cash or contactless)
- If the report is filed by post or mail, do not send us the original supporting documents.