Department of Health

Right of interment permit

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 12 November 2021

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Contact details

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

Cemetery Sector Governance Support GPO Box 4057, Melbourne , VIC 3001

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