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If you are the executor of the estate of a deceased shareholder
you will need to provide our registrar, Computershare Investor
Services PLC, with certain documents.
Usually these will be an original or official copy of the death
certificate and/or a sealed or certified copy of the Grant of
Where it is a joint account the death certificate is all that is
required. When the death certificate is received the deceased
holder's name is removed from the account leaving the remaining
holder(s) against the shareholding. You will also need to return
the current share certificate(s) so it can be reissued in the new
If the account is held by one shareholder only then the death
certificate should be provided to our registrar to notify them of
the death as soon as possible. This doesn't complete the
registration process, but due to the length of time it takes to go
through probate it is worth having this step in place. On receipt
of the death certificate they will make a note on the register and
write to the executor/person that notified them to confirm what
else is required.
If the estate already has probate then there is no need for the
death certificate at all.
If the small estate facility is to be used, you will need to
confirm this (i.e. there is no probate and that you want to use
small estates) and supply the death certificate as well.
We recommend that you visit our registrar's website
and view their Frequently
Asked Questions on the deceased shareholder process.
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