Local register office

Cumbria County Council run Penrith Registration Office. It is the Registration Office for the whole of Eden district, situated in Penrith Library.

To register a death in Eden

The Government changed the law at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, so bereaved families can register a death over the telephone.

Go to 'registering a death' on Cumbria County Council's website for details for registering a death and the information you will need.

Contact Penrith Registration Office

See contact details and times for Penrith Registration Office on the Cumbria County Council website.

To register a death outside Eden

If someone from Eden dies elsewhere, you can register their death at any register office. Although, if you use the register office in the area where the person died, you will be given the documents you will need on the day you register the death.

Go to 'find a register office' on GOV.UK for a postcode search to find the nearest register office in the UK.

Go to 'registration offices' in Cumbria on the Cumbria County Council website for a map showing the registration offices in Cumbria.

Go to 'register a death' on GOV.UK to find out how to register a death in the UK or abroad.


Last updated: Tuesday, 15 June, 2021.