Cremations

From 04 April 2019, new application forms to cremate must be used. These should be used in conjunction with the accompanying guidance note.

Application forms can be submitted either electronically or in paper format (download and print the form to complete it).

Additional particular form must be submitted with the relevant cremation application.

Types of cremation applications

If you are unsure which application form to use please see the table below:

Form To apply for cremation of Used by
A1 Adult or child
(also body part of either)
The relative or nominated individual
A2 Stillborn baby A parent or nominated individual

Health body/ hospital/ NHS
A3 Pregnancy loss on or before 24 weeks gestation Woman or nominated individual
A4 Pregnancy loss(es) on or before 24 weeks gestation Health body/ hospital/ NHS
A5 Adult or child (section 87 application) Local authority
A6 Body after anatomical examination University anatomy school
Body parts after anatomical examination University anatomy school
Body parts after hospital arranged post mortem Hospital
A7 Body parts after anatomical examination (where the person died before the Anatomy Act 1984 came into force) University anatomy school