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The body may be buried or cremated depending on the wishes and religion of the deceased.

Burial
Cremation
Columbaria

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Burial

The Choa Chu Kang Cemetery Complex is the only cemetery in Singapore still open for burials.

          Choa Chu Kang Cemetery Booking Office
          910 Choa Chu Kang Road
          Singapore 699819
          Telephone : 6793 7428
          Fax : 6793 7400

Please read the terms and conditions/rules and regulations of the Choa Chu Kang Cemetery before making a booking.

i) Bookings for burial can be made through phone, online or in person at the booking office.
    
          Booking hours:
          Mondays to Sundays       8:30 am 4:30 pm

ii) Payment is to be made at the booking office before the burial.

iii) Documents Required for verification before the burial:
           •  Death Certificate (original)
           •  Permit to Bury (original)
           •  Identification papers of next-of-kin and applicant e.g. NRIC, Passport etc
           •  Letter of authorization (if applicant is not a next-of-kin)

iv) Payment modes:
           •  NETS (preferred)
           •  Cash Card
           •  Cash
           •  Cheque (crossed and made payable to National Environment Agency)

   Burial
Child under 10 years old
Adult
   Choa Chu Kang Muslim Cemetery
$140
$315
   Choa Chu Kang Ahmaddiya Jama'at Cemetery
$140
$315
   Choa Chu Kang Jewish Cemetery
$140
$315
   Choa Chu Kang Parsi Cemetery
$140
$315
   Choa Chu Kang Bahai Cemetery
$140
$315
    All other cemeteries at Choa Chu Kang other than
    those listed above e.g. Christian, Chinese, Hindu, Lawn
$420
$940

v) All cancellations and change of confirmed bookings have to be made by the applicant
    or next-of-kin of the deceased in person at the booking office, together with all the relevant documents.

Note:
With effect from 1 November 1998 , the burial period for all graves will be limited to 15 years. At the end of the 15 years, the graves will be exhumed. For those whose religion permits cremation, the exhumed remains will be cremated and stored in columbaria niches. Where compulsory burial is required due to religious reasons, the remains will be re-buried in smaller individual plots.

Cremation

There are three crematoria in Singapore one government-managed crematorium and two private crematoria.

1.  Government Crematorium

     Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex
     300 Mandai Road
     Singapore 779393
     Telephone : 655 45 655
     Fax              : 645 95 228

Please click here for location map

Please read the terms and conditions/rules and regulations of the Mandai Crematorium before making a booking.

i) Bookings for cremation can be made by telephone, online or in person at the booking office.
    
          Booking hours:
          Mondays to Sundays       8:30 am 4:30 pm

ii) Payment is to be made at the booking office before the cremation.

iii) Documents required for verification before the cremation:
           •  Death Certificate (original)
           •  Permit to Cremate (original)
           •  Identification papers of next-of-kin and applicant e.g. NRIC, Passport etc
           •  Letter of authorization (if applicant is not a next-of-kin)

iv) Payment modes:
           •  NETS (preferred)
           •  Cash Card
           •  Cash
           •  Cheque (crossed and made payable to National Environment Agency)

   Cremation Fee
   Adult
$100
   Child under 10 years old
$  50

v) All cancellations and change of confirmed bookings have to be made by the applicant or next-of-kin of the deceased in person at the booking office, together with all the relevant documents.


2.  Private Crematoria
    
  Private
crematoria
Address & Contact Numbers
Operating
hours
Cremation
Fees
 Kong Meng San
 Phor Kark See
 Monastery
88 Bright Hill Drive
Tel: 6849 5333
Fax: 6459 2258
Mon - Sun:
9:00am to
3:00pm
$300
(cremation only)

$400*
(cremation + urn storage)
 Tse Toh Aum Temple 601 Sin Ming Drive
Tel: 6454 7666
Mon - Sun:
9:00am to
3:00pm
$400
(cremation only)

$500*
(cremation + urn storage)
  * Price varies, depending on choice of urns and storage location


 

Columbaria

Cremated ashes may be stored in columbaria niches. Niches are available at two government-managed columbaria and private columbaria.

Bookings for government-managed columbaria can be made online or in person at the booking office.

Government columbaria niches are available at:

1.  Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex
     300 Mandai Road
     Singapore 779393
     Telephone : 655 45 655
     Fax              : 645 95 228

2.  Choa Chu Kang Columbarium
     51 Chinese Cemetery Path 4
     Singapore 698932
     Telephone : 6795 9731
     Fax              : 6795 0885

Please read the terms and conditions/rules and regulations of the government columbaria before making a booking.

i) Booking hours for government columbaria:

           Monday to Fridays  8:30 am   4:30 pm
           Saturdays                8:30 am 12:30 pm

ii) No advance booking of niches is allowed.

iii) Payment is to be made when the niche is confirmed.

iv) Documents Required:
           •  Death Certificate (original)
           •  Identification papers of next-of-kin e.g. NRIC, Passport etc.
           •  Letter of authorization (if applicant is not a next-of-kin)

v) Payment modes:
           •  NETS (preferred)
           •  Cash Card
           •  Cash
           •  Cheque (crossed and made payable to National Environment Agency)

NICHE FEES (FOR ALL GOVERNMENT COLUMBARIA)
   Niche (standard)
$500*
   Niche (family)
$900*

* Niches at government columbaria are allocated sequentially. There will be a $250 selection fee should you wish to choose a different location from that allocated.

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