Government Departments

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South Africa and International Organizations in United Kingdom

death certificate

An application for death certificate can be made by next of kin of South African citizens or foreigners whose death was registered in South Africa.

Please note: DHA-73; Application for South African passport can't be downloaded from this web site anymore. You can send a self addressed stamped envelope (A4 Size) to 15 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2 DD with a request for the form to be posted to you.


  • The office dealing with South African passport holders will be opened from 08h45 to 12h45 Monday to Friday except on public holidays. Collections will be from 08h45 - 12h45
Please note: no appointments necessary; this is a walk in service.


1. Completed death certificate application form;
2. Processing fee of £7 and it must be in the form of postal order payable to SA High Commission.  We do not accept cheques nor do we have credit card facilities
3. Fully paid special delivery self addressed envelope (Size A4) for the return of your certificate, please note that no certificates will be posted from this office unless an envelope is provided.


6 Months


Form: bi-132
Page updated 25/02/2016