Forms and guidelines

Download guidelines and forms that will help you arrange a burial or cremation, buy or transfer a grave, or purchase a memorial.

Further information

All fees/charges applicable as of 1 April 2018.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges price list (PDF) - these will be fees and charges for burials, graves, cremations and memorials.

Burial and cremation records search

Application for records search (PDF) - application form to request a search of burial, grave or cremation records.

Burial and grave forms

General guidelines for graves and memorials (PDF) - advice on graves and grave memorials

Notice of burial (PDF) - use this form to apply and give details for a burial

Purchase of exclusive rights of burial (PDF) - use this form to purchase a grave in reserve.

Grave ownership and deed transfer leaflet (PDF) - a guide to owning a grave and how and when to transfer ownership to another person.

Assignment of rights of burial (PDF) - use this form if you are the registered grave owner and wish to transfer ownership of the grave to another person.

Cremation forms

Notice of cremation (PDF) - use this form to give details of the cremation service.

Cremation form 1 (PDF) - application for a cremation.

Cremation form 2 (PDF) - application for cremation of body parts.

Cremation form 3 (PDF) - application for the cremation of a stillborn baby.

Cremation form 4  (PDF) - medical certificate (statutory medical certificate to be completed by a registered doctor).

Cremation form 5 (PDF) - confirmatory medical certificate (statutory confirmatory medical certificate to be completed by a second unrelated doctor).

Scattering ashes on parks, open spaces and the River Soar

Scattering of ashes request form (ODT)Please note this form is only for scattering ashes on our parks, open spaces and the River Soar and not our cemeteries. You must pay a fee for this service.


Memorial options and order forms (ODT) - brochure with details of memorial options at our cemeteries and crematorium.

Memorial permit application form (ODT) - use this form to apply to install or modify a memorial on a grave.