The deceased’s body of any nationality or religion may be cremated in Dubai, but only in the Hindu manner.
- The deceased must have been resident in UAE.
- All death certificates have been collected.
- The death has been registered with the Dubai authorities.
- All financial debts have been settled.
- Death certificates.
- Cancelled passport and residence visa (original).
- Written permission from the next of kin or sponsor.
- Next of kin’s passport (proof of relation).
- An NOC from sponsor confirming that all of the deceased’s financial obligations have been settled.
- Dhs.2,500 cremation fee.
- Dhs.500 deposit, paid upon submission of application and reimbursed on the collection of the ashes.
- Dhs1,010 municipality fee.
- Visit the Hindu temple in Bur Dubai to collect a cremation application form and pay the above fees.
- Submit all documents to the home country embassy, which may require an NOC from the deceased’s relatives.
- The embassy will issue an NOC for cremation.
- Visit the Dubai Police HQ, submit all documents and request an NOC for cremation.
- Visit the Dubai Municipality Cemetery Office, submit all documents and request an NOC for cremation.
- Once all documentation is complete, the cremation will be organised within one day at Sonapur (Hindu Cremation Ground).
- Collect the ashes within 24 hours of the cremation.
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