Deciding between burial or cremation

The body may be cremated or buried depending on the wishes and religion of the deceased. Prior to registration of death, the family should decide whether the body will be cremated or buried as this information is required when registering the death.

Your funeral director can help you with the booking of the date and time for cremation or burial. Otherwise, you can do the bookings through phone, online or at the relevant booking office.


The only cemetery in Singapore which is still open for burials is Choa Chu Kang Cemetery. With effect from 1 November 1998, the burial period for

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