Family FAQs

What does Settld do?

Settld informs any non-government organisation of a death in one go, and handles the closure or transfer of accounts (from banks to social media providers) in one secure place. We also provide guidance and links to other services you may need, such as Probate, property clearance and local grief support.

April 19, 2023|

What are the benefits of using Settld?

Settld automates death notifications, and makes it easier for you to request account closure or transfer. Rather than contacting companies individually, with Settld you only need to provide your details and documents once and we can notify all the companies you’ve listed in one go. So that you always know where you stand, once you’ve submitted your form, you can check back in online to see progress updates. In some cases, we may also be able to save you money by notifying Service Providers and quickly stopping direct debits for subscription services you no longer need. [...]

July 26, 2021|

What documentation will I need to upload?

For all documentation, you will need to upload either a scanned copy or a photograph. Photographs should be clear and should capture the information required - we won’t be able to work with blurry images Proof of your address: a recent utility bill is preferred, a council tax bill is also acceptable. If you don’t have either of these, a credit card, bank or building society statement issued in the last 3 months will also be accepted by most companies Proof of your identity: your passport, driving licence or residency card Death certificate: if this is not available, please upload the [...]

July 26, 2021|

Who can I notify?

Settld can currently notify over 750 different organisations on your behalf. These include household services (utilities, TV, phone, broadband, loyalty cards), digital services (social media, digital entertainment, online shopping) and financial services (banks, building societies, credit card companies, pension providers and insurers). Please note that we will do our best to notify and streamline the communication with each Service Provider, but there may be some companies that will request to speak with you. For those companies, we will hand over that notification to you directly. To notify government agencies such as the Department of Work and Pensions or the DVLA, [...]

July 26, 2021|
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