Organisations to be informed of the death: Car insurance - Documentation will have to be changed as you will not be legally insured to drive if the policy is in the deceased's name. Social services / district nurses - if they were providing such things as meals on wheels, home help, or who may have supplied equipment such as wheel chairs, a bed etc. Hospital and / or family doctor - where the person may have been attending prior to death. Employer or professional association. Inland revenue. Social security - A form needs to be completed to cancel any direct debit payments into a bank account. This white certificate is provided by the Registrar of Deaths. Local council - Cancel any housing/rate benefits and council tax. Gas, electric, water, telephone and cable & satellite companies - Cancel accounts. Post office - Arrange redirection of mail. Credit card and store card companies - Cancel cards and settle accounts. Bank and building societies - Close accounts and amend joint accounts. Investment and insurance or assurance companies - Note: Premium Bonds are not transferable. The Post office will issue you with a form to send to the bonds and stock office. Store cards - Loyalty, charge and credit cards need to be cancelled. Police station - If a private residence remains empty, contact the local police station so that they are aware. Neighbours - so that they are aware that the house is empty. Solicitor. Executor. Accountant. Items you may need to cancel: Milk   -   Newspapers   -   Lottery ticket   -   Appointments   -   Meals on wheels Home help   -   Chiropodist   -   Dentist   -   Opticians   -   Hairdresser   -   Gardener Items to be returned: Passport - To The Passport Office, UK Passport Agency, 5th Floor, India Building, Water Street, Liverpool. Driving License - To D.V.L.A., Swansea SA99 1AB. Vehicle registration documents - To change ownership. Car insurance - To change Policy Holder's name or a refund. Television license - To change name or obtain a refund. Season tickets and club membership. Library books and cards. National insurance papers.

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