Notice to Creditor of Death

Notice to Creditor of Death

Everything you need to let financial institutions know that someone has passed away.

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Re: , deceased
Account number: 
Date of death: 


To whom it may concern:

I am the representative of , who died on .

Please cancel this account at once. If there is any outstanding balance, please notify me promptly at the address below.

Please also acknowledge that you received this notice by signing a copy of this letter and returning it to me in the enclosed stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Thank you for your assistance.

Keep Together




Receipt acknowledged by:

Signature: ____________________________________
Printed name: _________________________________
Title: ________________________________________
Date: _______________________________________


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After someone dies, the executor or personal representative (the person in charge of wrapping up the deceased person’s affairs) needs to notify creditors of the death and close the deceased person’s credit accounts. 

Use this form to inform credit card issuers, department stores, banks, mortgage companies and other businesses with which the deceased had an account.

Important to Know

  • If a formal probate court proceeding is conducted, you’ll also have to follow court rules for notifying creditors. Check with the lawyer handling the proceedings or ask the probate clerk at the county courthouse for the rules.

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