Cremation medical certificate

Form for registered medical practitioners to complete to release a body for cremation.

Applies to England and Wales


Medical certificate (Cremation 4)


The form should be filled in by a registered medical practitioner along with the application for cremation.

This file should be downloaded to complete using a programme such as Adobe Acrobat.

Published 2 January 2009
Last updated 9 May 2023 + show all updates
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