Department of Health

Key messages

  • Cemetery trusts issue a right of interment permit when a member of the public purchases a right of interment.
  • Right of interment holders have a number of rights and obligations.

The Right of interment permit can be used by cemetery trusts when a right of interment is purchased. Trusts should provide the permit to the purchaser and keep a copy of the permit on record.

Trusts should also provide the purchaser with a copy of the Right of interment permit fact sheet which provides additional information about rights of interment.

Trusts can complete the permit online or by hand.

Reviewed 17 June 2024


Contact details

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

Cemeteries and Crematoria GPO Box 4057, Melbourne , VIC 3001

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