Burial Permit for Exhumation, Disinterment, or Reinterment

The following documents are required:

1. Certified Copy of Death

2. Letter from the Funeral Director that includes the following information:

  • The decedent’s name
  • Date of demise
  • Funeral home name and address
  • Funeral director name and license number
  • Means of disposition (i.e., burial, cremation)
  • What crematory/cemetery
  • Date of final disposition

Please email these documents to CPHDfrontdesk@challiance.org. If you fax the documents (617-665-3888), please email CPHDfrontdesk@challiance.org or call 617-665-3826 to confirm receipt.


Burial Permit for Fetal Death

The following documents are required:

1. Fetal Death Certificate, Instructions for completing form

2. A letter from the hospital that includes the following information:

  • The patient name(s)
  • Approximate weeks of gestation
  • Date of demise
  • Name(s) of parents
  • Address of parent(s)
  • Funeral home name and address
  • Funeral director name and license number
  • Means of disposition (i.e., burial, cremation)
  • What crematory/cemetery
  • Date of final disposition

Please email these documents to CPHDfrontdesk@challiance.org. If you fax the documents (617-665-3888), please email CPHDfrontdesk@challiance.org or call 617-665-3826 to confirm receipt.


Removal of Remains Out of the Country

Please contact CPHD for assistance.  Email CPHDfrontdesk@challiance.org or call 617-665-3826.

Questions

For any other questions or concerns, please email CPHDfrontdesk@challiance.org or call 617-665-3826.

Updated: April 26, 2022