Welcome to Mortascreen

Maintaining a clean database is essential for responsible businesses and maximising the effectiveness of your marketing. Without a reliable data management strategy, organisations are at significant risk of:

  • Damage to brand reputation
  • Non-compliance with data regulations
  • Incorrect removal of spending customers
  • Contributing to environmental waste


Mortascreen is the market leader for verified deceased data. Our unique offering gives organisations complete peace of mind with:

Fully verified and accurate data

Actual date of death for every record

Actual date of birth – essential for accurate matching

Up to 50,000 records added per month

Weekly data supply

Data added at the earliest possible opportunity, often within 2 weeks of death

Details for over 12 million deceased individuals spanning more than 5 decades

Tailored licences to meet your specific requirements

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Why Mortascreen?

Celebrating over 30 years in business, Mortascreen has long been the trusted solution and market leader for deceased data management. We pride ourselves on the unrivalled quality of our product, highly experienced team, and outstanding customer service.

Accurate and reliable data

Mortascreen data is always fully verified from source. Our continued investment into the product allows us to work with the best verified data sources and provide the broadest fields available such as actual, accurate date of death and birth. Our clients never risk over-suppression with assumed or unverified data.

Customer satisfaction

Mortascreen is used in billions of data hygiene processes every year within the largest FTSE 100 organisations and beyond, in sectors such as utilities, mobile telecoms, retail, insurance, banking, airlines and travel operators. On average, we retain 99% of our licence holders at renewal.

30+ years of experience

Our highly experienced team have been providing a dedicated data support service for all clients for over thirty years and aim to respond to all queries within 24 hours. Feel free to get in touch with any questions here.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

GDPR only applies to information which relates to an identifiable living individual. Information relating to a deceased person does not constitute personal data and therefore is not subject to the GDPR.

Our verified deceased data is provided from 4 main sources:
- Governmental information (Probate)
- Funeral Data
- Insurance Data
- Registration Forms

All our data is fully verified and copies of either Probate or a Death Certificate are available should a query arise.

Both the Halo and Mortascreen records date back to 1980.

The HALO file enables the Sub-Licensee (by way of a Search or Searches) to identify deceased records for credit screening, customer verification or fraud prevention reasons only for its own business purposes. Halo cannot be used debt collection services. For more information on Halo Fraud Prevention please visit the website here.

The Mortascreen file is structured to enable the Sub-Licensee to generate any Flagged List or Suppressed Marketing List only for its own customers’ direct marketing purposes.

The Mortascreen file must not be used for any other purpose such as credit screening, fraud prevention or customer verification.

This varies between suppliers as follows:
Registrations   0 – 2 weeks
Financial Data   0 – 2 weeks
Funeral Data   0 – 2 weeks
Probate Data   6 -12 weeks

Data is updated daily and output in .csv format via our SFTP site on a weekly or monthly basis to suit individual requirements.

All queries can be sent FAO Tracey McNulty, tracey.mcnulty@wilmingtonplc.com We aim to answer all queries within 24 hours.

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Deceased suppression you can trust

With over 1,500 deaths in the UK every day it's vital that marketing databases are kept up to date to ensure cost-effective campaigns and avoid the negative publicity that mailing deceased can create.

Mortascreen contains the details of over 12 million deceased individuals with up to 50,000 new records added each month. This provides coverage of up to 85% of all UK deaths, with fully verified data including exclusive sources not available to any other company.

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Halo Fraud Prevention Services

Protect against deceased identity fraud

Our sister company, Halo, is the most widely relied upon deceased fraud prevention solution on the market and can help to protect your organisation against false account activity.

Halo enables organisations to determine if applications for credit, or payments for products and services, are fraudulent.

Halo addresses the business requirement for an effective and early deceased fraud alert and helps stop identity fraud in its tracks by verifying an applicant's details and deceased characteristics at the start of the process.

Halo helps business managers to make more informed decisions, promoting responsible lending and ongoing account management.

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Contact Us

Mortascreen is available as both bureau and end user licences and these can be tailored around your specific requirements. For further information please contact us using the form below, or call Patrick Lymath on

07467 149161