Funeral Director Guidance
Guidance for Funeral Directors – Notice of Disposal GRO 27 Form
Births & Deaths Registration (NI) Order 1976, Article 30 (information about burials)
The Registrar General in Belfast directs that if a Burial takes place in Northern Ireland before the Registration of a Death it is MANDATORY for the ‘Notice of Disposal GRO 27 Form to be completed by the Funeral Director and submitted to the relevant Registration Office within 7 days of the Burial.
If the family have managed to visit the office and register the death of their loved one, Registration Staff will have given family the GRO 21 Form for you, the Funeral Director before the Funeral takes place therefore it is not necessary then to complete the GRO 27 Form.
To obtain copies of the Notice of Disposal GRO 27 Form please request from the Registration Office by emailing [email protected]
Alternatively, telephone 028 71 376520 or 02871 253253.