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Register overseas events
Births and deaths which occur overseas are
registered in the country in which they happened, under that
country’s own system.
There is no requirement to register them for
UK purposes. However, it may be possible to make a consular
registration either with the nearest consulate or with the consular
department of the Foreign and Commonwealth office in London.
Information is available from the Foreign and
Commonwealth office website :
Where a death has occurred outside England and Wales but it is
intended to hold a burial or cremation within England and Wales,
further information about the procedure is available on the