Forms and Certificates

If you are arranging a funeral yourself the following list has all the forms needed for different types of funeral arrangement.

Cremation

If the body is to be cremated and has not been referred to the coroner or, when referred, a Notification by the Coroner (Pink Form 100) has been issued.

  • Preliminary Application for Cremation (Pink Form)
  • Registrar's Certificate (Green)
  • Application for Cremation (Cremation Form 1)
  • Medical Forms (Cremation Forms 4 & 5)
  • Authority to Cremate (Cremation Form 10)

If the body is to be cremated and a hospital post mortem has taken place and the results are known to the doctor who attended the deceased before death.

  • Preliminary Application for Cremation (Pink Form)
  • Registrar's Certificate (Green)
  • Application for Cremation (Cremation Form 1)
  • Medical Form (Cremation Form 4)
  • Authority to Cremate (Cremation Form 10)

If the body is to be cremated and a post mortem examination has taken place and an inquest opened.

  • Preliminary Application for Cremation (Pink Form)
  • Application for Cremation (Cremation Form 1)
  • Coroner's Certificate for Cremation (Cremation Form 6)
  • Authority to Cremate (Cremation Form 10)

Burial

If the body is to be buried and death has not been referred to the Coroner.

  • Burial Authority Interment Form
  • Registrar's Certificate (Green)

If the body is to be buried and there is an inquest.

  • Order for Interment
  • Coroners Order for Burial (Form 101)

For more information please see the guidance leaflet found in the related downloads section.

Page last updated: 11/02/2014