Funeral Execution Sea Burial

The cremation consists of two elements, namely the cremation of the deceased person and the subsequent burial of the urn with the ashes of the dead. A sea burial is only permitted if the deceased person has requested it and other legislation does not conflict. A sea burial is only permitted in the High Seas and not in Brandenburg waters. A second mortuary examination is required for a cremation.

death certificate or proof from the competent registry office that the certificate has been deferred. Please ask your commissioned funeral institute or the congregation or church where the burial is to take place at the cemetery.


Preconditions
carrying out the two corpse scans, this does not apply to miscarriages, The date of the death, in the case of stillbirths, the certification of the birth must be certified by a civil certificate prior to burial in the case of miscarriages, a medical certificate shall be presented, which indicates the date, circumstance of miscarriage and the name and address of the mother, expiry of the waiting period or approval of the lower health authority to carry out the funeral before the expiry of the waiting period; Acquisition of a right of use at a burial site, unless a sea burial takes place. Please ask your funeral home for further requirements.
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Responsible for the content
Ministry of the Interior and Municipalities of the State of Brandenburg, Unit 24

Last update or date of publication
28.05.2020