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So that your family can grieve with peace of mind, Postumo simplifies all the formalities after a death

The first digital platform that guides you step by step through all the formalities to be carried out after the loss of a loved one.

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Consolidate, simplify and automate all your formalities after a death

Have you just lost a loved one and are confronted with the tedious and emotionally taxing administrative procedures that necessarily follow a death? Postumo's step-by-step support in all your post-death formalities lets you relieve those administrative headaches so you can concentrate on what's most important: grieving and supporting your loved ones.

Because we've also had to deal with it, we understand the challenges you're facing during this delicate period. Our team of experts has developed an innovative online solution to help you manage all your formalities after a death.

No more wasted hours looking for which organizations to contact, filling in complex forms and getting lost in a bureaucratic maze. With Postumo, you benefit from a personalized assistance and a intuitive interface,guaranteeing a smooth, stress-free experience.

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At last, a platform that centralizes all the information and the necessary documents, we'll be guiding you step by step in compiling files for the authorities, applying for death benefits, canceling contracts, obtaining death benefits, and much more. Postumo offers you considerable time saving, by automating repetitive tasks and providing you with models of letters, tips and a a clear, precise plan of action, specific to the deceased's life path

  • Easy and secure access

    Connect anytime, anywhere, from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

  • Step-by-step guidance

    Follow a personalized path based on your specific situation and needs.

  • Centralized documents

    Store and manage all your essential documents in one secure location.

  • Pre-filled templates

    All your letters prepared and pre-filled in a personalized way, according to the unique needs of the deceased.

  • Notifications and reminders

    Don't miss any deadlines or milestones with our automated alerts and reminders.

  • Dedicated customer support

    Our team is at your disposal to answer any questions you may have and to support you throughout the process.

Commitment Essentielle

Automated preparation for the aftermath of a death

Support throughout the process

A clear vision of the entire process and the organizations to be prevented

Support for obtaining
and implementing available aids

Personalized assistance based on the life of the deceased

Fast, comprehensive care

Guaranteed to meet deadlines without stress

Invaluable logistical support in times of bereavement

Package Essentielle

200€ - One-off payment

Step-by-step 100 % online support, automated and personalized. for all your post-death needs. 

Postumo Essentielle formula, assistance with the after-death process

We give you a "money-back guarantee"

No commission is taken from the financial aid received.

Services provided by organizations outside the company are not included in the price.

They trust Postumo to simplify death notifications

Don't wait any longer to simplify
what to do after your death

Join Postumo and benefit from the expertise of an innovative digital platform and the support of a team of specialized advisors.

Free yourself from the administrative burden of bereavement and concentrate on your loved ones. Rely on our experience and let us guide you through this difficult stage without the risk of omitting anything.

Register today on our website and find out how Postumo can simplify your after-death care. 100 % money-back guarantee.

Why choose Postumo?

Specialized expertise

Postumo is a platform dedicated to assisting families with the administrative formalities following a death. Our team has specialized expertise in this field, and is familiar with all the stages and legal requirements associated with post-death formalities.


By entrusting your death notifications to Postumo, you save precious time and a great many tedious tasks.

This allows you to concentrate on your grief and the essential aspects of your personal life.

Reliable and secure administrative management

Postumo rigorously monitors each case and ensures that all procedures are completed on time.

A secure 100 % platform, the guarantee of meeting deadlines and legal procedures, and of not missing a thing. 

Personalized support

Postumo offers personalized support, tailored to your situation and the unique life path of the deceased.

You'll be guided through the process, and given support to get you through this difficult period.

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Simplification and visibility

Postumo simplifies administrative formalities by centralizing all information and milestones on its secure online platform. You can track the progress of formalities at any time, and benefit from complete visibility of the status of each step.

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Frequently asked questions

Find the answer to your question in our FAQ

How did we create Postumo?

Postumo was born from the experiences of two brothers, Julien and Franck Ridon. 
after the departure of a grandmother and then an aunt. 

To us, between rights holders,the difficulty to understand whom to declare
the death, finding certain papers, the
lack of communication,
confusion with the role of the notary in this process, etc. 

All this led to loss of welfare benefits for which a parent was eligible, but also to omissions in forms
which led to
financial penalties.

Julien and Franck decided to create Postumo
in order to be able to help the largest number of bereaved families
simplify these tasks and guarantee them
that their formalities will be

Questions & answers

After the death of a loved one, there are a number of administrative formalities to be carried out and deadlines to be met. First of all, you need to notify the town hall of the place of death, which will draw up the act of death. Next, you need to contact several private and public bodies, such as the deceased's health insurance fund, bank or notary. The list of steps to take and organizations to contact is specific to each individual and his or her life history.

The length of time it takes to complete the formalities following the death of a loved one depends on a number of factors, including the complexity of the situation, the number of beneficiaries involved, and the processing speed of the various organizations involved. In general, it is advisable to allow several weeks to several months (up to 24) to complete all the formalities linked to the death.

Some administrative procedures can be completed quickly, such as obtaining an act of death from the town hall or canceling the deceased's contracts and subscriptions. However, other, more complex procedures, such as inheritance or tax settlements, may take longer, particularly in the event of disputes or specific problems.

It is therefore essential to start steps to be taken as soon as possible after the death.It's also a good idea to get organized. In addition, it is advisable to plan, drawing up a timetable of the various stages to be followed and, if necessary, enlisting the help of a notary or specialized professional to facilitate and speed up the procedures.

It should be noted that each case is unique, and that the duration of the procedures may vary according to the specific situation of each family. It is therefore advisable to contact the relevant organizations and follow their instructions to ensure that the post-death procedures are completed as quickly as possible.

Post-death formalities are extremely important, as they enable us to regularize the administrative and inheritance situation of the deceased. They are essential for several reasons:

  1. Complying with legislation Post-death formalities are necessary to comply with current legislation. They enable us to meet legal obligations and comply with rules governing inheritance, taxation, and the protection of heirs' rights.

  2. Facilitating estate settlement Administrative procedures after death facilitate the settlement of the estate by providing the necessary documents and information. They make it possible to prove the death, identify the heirs, and gather the information needed to determine the estate's assets and liabilities.

  3. Protecting the interests of heirs Post-death formalities aim to protect the interests of heirs by ensuring that the rights and assets of the deceased are passed on legally and fairly. They guarantee the legal and financial security of heirs.

  4. Avoid disputes : Taking care of formalities after death reduces the risk of conflicts and disputes between heirs. The process clarifies the rights and responsibilities of each party, helping to prevent future disputes.

  5. Managing financial obligations After-death formalities also include managing the deceased's financial obligations, such as settling debts, paying taxes, and closing bank accounts. This prevents these burdens from falling on the heirs and ensures sound, transparent management of the deceased's assets.

In short, post-death formalities are important to ensure compliance with legislation, facilitate estate settlement, protect the interests of heirs, avoid disputes, and manage financial obligations. In this way, they help to ensure a smooth, legal transition in the management of the deceased's assets and rights.

When a death occurs, a number of administrative steps need to be taken. These may vary according to the specific situation and circumstances surrounding the death. It is advisable to contact the relevant authorities, such as the town hall, tax authorities, social organizations, and notaries, for precise information on the steps to be taken.

Every situation is unique, so it's important to consult official sources and seek legal advice if necessary.

The death certificate is issued by the doctor who certified the death. It is necessary to go to the town hall of the place of death with the medical certificate in order to obtain the act of death. This document is essential for the various procedures to be carried out after the death.

It is essential to notify the death to various institutions, such as social security, complementary health insurance, and, where applicable, pension funds. Each organization has its own formalities.

We recommend bringing the necessary documents with you, such as the act of death, identity papers for the deceased and beneficiaries, and any other specific documents requested by each organization. Don't hesitate to enlist the help of an advisor or legal professional to guide you through these delicate procedures.

It is advisable to take the necessary steps as soon as possible after the death. Some organizations have specific deadlines to meet, in particular for receiving death benefits or settling administrative formalities.

The notary plays an essential role in an estate. They play an active role in identifying heirs and contacting the various institutions and establishments with which the deceased was affiliated or a client. Their aim is to obtain the information needed to draw up a complete inventory of the deceased's assets and liquidate the estate.

The notary draws up the deeds required by the heirs, such as the deed of notoriety or the real estate certificate. They also take care of mortgage and tax formalities relating to the death, and if necessary, divide up the estate.

However, it is the responsibility of the deceased's family to inform various organizations of the death, such as employers, pension funds, social organizations, banks, or service providers.

In addition, thanks to the deeds drawn up by the notary, the heir can intervene in contracts or services linked to organizations. For example, they can unblock a bank account or intervene in the registration of a vehicle.

What is Postumo's role?

In this context, the role of surviving spouses, families, beneficiaries and even heirs is vital, as they are legally responsible for taking care of the initial steps and future formalities.

It's essential to bear in mind that time is a key factor in this process. Every month, pensions, rents, grants and expenses accumulate, adding to the deceased's debts to the estate.

The Postumo solution complements the notary's work, it's not a replacement. It offers specific assistance with the administrative procedures and formalities associated with the death, enabling families to manage these important aspects efficiently while benefiting from the support of a dedicated advisor.


Failure to complete the post-death formalities on time can have a number of undesirable consequences. Firstly, certain benefits and entitlements to which the deceased was entitled, such as pensions, allowances, or social benefits, could be suspended or canceled. This can lead to financial difficulties for the beneficiaries.

Moreover, failure to meet deadlines can lead to delays in settling the estate and closing the deceased's accounts. This can have repercussions on the management of family assets and finances.

In addition, some of the deceased's debts, such as taxes, bills, or loans, may accrue penalties or late interest if they are not paid on time. This can lead to increased financial burdens for heirs.

Finally, failure to meet deadlines can also lead to additional administrative and legal complications, making the process more complex and prolonging the length of the estate settlement process.

It is therefore essential to respect deadlines and complete post-death formalities on time to avoid these negative consequences. In case of doubt or difficulty, it is advisable to ask for the assistance of a legal professional or to call on support services specialized in post-mortem formalities.

To make sure you don't forget anything when dealing with the administrative formalities following the death of a loved one, here are a few useful tips:

  1. Call in a professional Hiring a notary or calling a specialized support platform such as Postumo can help ensure that all the necessary steps are completed on time. They have the necessary expertise to guide you and prevent you from forgetting important steps.

  2. Gather the necessary documents Prepare a list of the documents you'll need, such as the death certificate, identity papers for the deceased and beneficiaries, insurance policies, bank statements, property deeds, etc. Gather these documents in advance so that you have them on hand when you need them.

  3. Find out about specific procedures Find out about the administrative procedures specific to your situation, as they may vary according to the deceased's status (employee, self-employed, retired, etc.) and family situation. Consult official sources, such as government sites or legal guides, for precise information.

  4. Set up a schedule Create a schedule or to-do list to help you keep track of the various stages of administrative formalities. Divide them into categories, such as organizations to contact, contracts to terminate, service providers to inform, etc. This will enable you to clearly visualize what has been done and what remains to be done. This will give you a clear picture of what has been done and what remains to be done.

  5. Ask for help Don't hesitate to ask those around you or professionals for help if you need it. They can provide support and guidance throughout the process.

It's important to take the time needed to carry out these formalities with care and diligence. By following this advice and being well organized, you can be sure that you won't forget anything, and that you'll be able to complete all the administrative formalities following the death of a loved one.

After the death of a loved one, the hours that follow are often a very difficult time, and families can feel overwhelmed by the situation and the various steps to be taken. Dealing with grief and the complexity of administrative formalities can be very stressful. It's advisable not to hesitate to ask for help and support from loved ones or professionals in dealing with the aftermath of a death.

First of all, it's important to inform the authorities and services concerned by the death. This includes declaring the death to the town hall (funeral directors can take care of this) and requesting acts of death.

 Next, you need to inform your tax employer and contact organizations such as death insurers, mutual insurance companies, pension funds, and provident societies, so that if you are eligible, you can receive the death benefit. It is also important to take care of the estate and check whether the deceased had taken out a death insurance policy (credit, protection, etc.) and whether the cause of death falls within the scope of this policy. 

It may be useful to contact the CPAM, the CAF for tax purposes, or the family allowance office to modify your situation, and ask for a possible refund of outstanding sums, but also to see if this change in situation could enable you to benefit from financial or material assistance. You should also notify the financial institutions and banks concerned.

These formalities are unique to each individual and to each life course.

There's no simple list of administrative steps to take after a death that everyone can agree on. They are complex and numerous, but they must be carried out quickly and with the utmost care. The stress and emotion that goes with this kind of situation make the task all the more complex, and we often lack information and visibility.

That's why Postumo exists: the first intelligent platform for managing the after-death process, Postumo is designed to :

  • consider all possible steps to be taken
  • list all private and public organizations that may need to be informed of the death
  • make it easier for you to draft all your correspondence
  • guarantee on-time delivery
  • assist you in obtaining and maintaining the financial aid for which the family is eligible, without commission

Postumo provides step-by-step support for all your post-death formalities, wherever you are.

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