Form

Apply to exhume human remains

Application form for a licence to remove buried human remains (including cremated remains).

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Application for a licence for the removal of buried human remains (including cremated remains) in England and Wales

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Use this form to apply for a licence to remove buried human remains (or cremated remains) from a grave or memorial in England and Wales.

You might want this licence to examine the contents of the coffin or container, or to move the deceased person’s remains to another location.

Published 2 February 2012