Download Digital Death Certificate (from 29 May 2022)

After the doctor has certified the death online, the next of kin will have to download the digital death certificate at My Legacy website within 30 days.

The certifying doctor/hospital will provide the following information to the next of kin to download the digital death certificate:

  • Death Certificate number (or Confirmation of Death document number)
  • Deceased’s Identification Document number
  • Date of Death

Only the following next of kin or person authorised by the next of kin may download the digital death certificate from My Legacy:

  • Spouse
  • Parent
  • Child
  • Sibling
  • Grandparent
  • Grandchild
  • Aunt/Uncle
  • Niece/Nephew

You will be required to declare your relationship to the deceased before you can download the digital certificate.