How do I submit a special request for a deceased person's account on the site?
We will process certain special requests for verified immediate family members, including requests to remove their loved one's account. This will completely remove the Timeline and all associated content from Facebook, so no one can view it.
For all special requests, we require verification that you are an immediate family member or executor. Requests will not be processed if we are unable to verify your relationship to the deceased person.
Examples of documentation that we will accept include:
- The deceased person's birth certificate
- The deceased person's death certificate
- Proof of authority under local law that you are the lawful representative of the deceased person, or his/her estate
If you are an immediate family member and would like to request that we remove your loved one's account from the site, please contact us. You may also use this form if you have a special request regarding the deceased person's account.