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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do when a loved one passes away?

Please stay calm & cool. You may dial Funeral Services Singapore +65 9612 3883. We will give professional advice and guide you through the entire process. When a death occurs be it at home or hospital, the family will have to obtain a Certificate of Cause of Death (CCOD). With the CCOD, the family may register the death. The family should decide whether the body to be buried or cremated as this information is required when registering the death. This will have to be done within 24hrs of the death. Upon receiving the CCOD, Family may engage a funeral director who will collect the body from home/hospital, send the body for embalming (if required) and deliver the body to the location of the wake.

If your loved one passes away oversea, please contact us for more information.

What do I need to prepare for the Funeral?

Below are some of the things you need to prepare before the Funeral.

  • Decide the chosen religious service for the deceased. Here’s the full list of Funeral Services.
  • Prepare a complete set of clothing for the deceased to wear that include undergarments, shoes, and any other accessories.
  • Prepare one photograph to be enlarged for the funeral services.
  • Decide whether to be buried or cremated.
  • Decide where do keep the ashes (Columbarium, Inland Ash Scattering, Sea Buried etc)

What decision do I need to make for Funeral Arrangement?

A3: You would need to engage a Funeral Director to help you with the Funeral. You may dial Funeral Services Singapore +65 9612 3883. We will give professional advice and guide you through the entire process. Depending on your religion, the funeral ceremonial rites and costs may vary widely. A funeral can be as simple or as elaborate in accordance with the wishes of the deceased or family. Below are some points to consider: –

  • Funeral Wake – Decide on the location and the duration of the funeral wake e.g void deck, parlour
  • Burial/Cremation – The Funeral Director would help in the booking of date and time of the burial or cremation. Please note that we would need the original Death Certificate, which contains the Permit to Bury/Cremate is needed when booking.
  • Handling of the Ashes – After cremation, the ashes of the deceased can be stored at home or in a columbarium. Niches are available at the 3 government-managed columbaria. Ashes can also be scattered at sea. The National Environment Agency (NEA) has recently introduced Inland Ash Scattering as an additional option.

What do I do when a loved one passes away oversea?

Please stay calm & cool. You may dial Funeral Services Singapore +65 9612 3883. We will give professional advice and guide you through the entire process. When a death occurred overseas, it should be registered with the relevant foreign authorities where the death occurred. For Singapore Citizen/Permanent Residents, the body may be brought back to Singapore for buried or cremation. However, a Coffin Permit (Import) is required to import the body back to Singapore. The Funeral Director would be able to guide you through the entire process and handle all the paperwork for you.

If your loved one passes away oversea, please contact us for more information.

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