Registering a Death After a Funeral

At Sahara Funerals, we are here to assist you in any way we can. We know that organizing a funeral can be daunting, tiring and confusing, so we make it out mission to be there for you and your family in this very important time of need.

Registering a death after a funeral can be confusing to some people, that’s why our funeral director and friendly helpful staff are here to assist you in arranging the necessary paper work that need to be completed.

Sahara Indian Funerals Services in Sydney will arrange a time with you that is convenient for you and your family to sit together to prepare the required medical legal forms. Our funeral director and staff are extremely sensitive to your needs and will show you kindness and compassion throughout the entire process.

The process of preparing the legal documents usually begins with a doctor signing the certificate, this confirms the death. Usually funeral arrangements cannot be completed until the doctor has signed and issued this certificate. The doctor’s certificate must be issued within 48 hours after the person’s death and given to the funeral director. When the doctor cannot find the exact cause of death, then the doctor needs to forward the deceased to the coroner so that the cause of death can be recorded.

This certificate is called a Doctors Certificate of Cause of Death, this is legally required to be forwarded to the appropriate state office within 14 days from the date of death.

Once the certificate has been completed appropriately, Sahara Funerals Sydney can then collect the deceased into our care. From there, our funeral director in charge will collect the information that is required for registering the death and it then forward the forms to the Births, Deaths and Marriages within your state government office. If you require assistance with other things such a newspaper notices, the funeral director will be able to assist you with that as well.

After you have completed this process of registering the death, you will receive a certified death certificate, this process can take up to 14 days. This step is absolutely necessary as you may need this certificate for and financial or legal reasons. If there is no funeral director involved in arranging the legalities of the funeral, then it is up to the person who is arranging the funeral arrangements on behalf of the deceased to register the death. If you are having any difficulties preparing or sending in the correct documents to Births, Deaths and Marriage office, then our Hindu Priest will be able to assist you with this process.

The Process of Registering a Death

  • The full names of the deceased need to be provided to the funeral director.
  • The residential address of the deceased is required for notification on the death certificate.
  • The correct date and place of birth will need to supplied.
  • The occupation of the deceased is required for the birth certificate.
  • The marital status of the deceased.
  • Additional marital information will be required, where they were married, when they were married and to whom they were married to.
  • The full name of their father and his occupation.
  • Mothers full name, including her maiden name and occupation.
  • Full names of the children that are living and deceased.

During the entire process of preparing and registering the deaths certificate, Sahara Funerals in Sydney, are always aware of various religious and cultural needs. You can feel secure knowing that our intentions are always one of sensitivity. Our dedicated staff is here to serve you in the best way we know possible. We have been serving a large range of cultural and religious communities since we commenced and look forward to assisting you with any arrangements that need to be decided upon. We have a large Hindu community and have many Hindu priests that are here for you in your time of need.

Please call Sahara Hindu Funerals today, for further information. We are here to assist you in any way we can and promise to be caring and sensitive to you and your family’s needs. Our 24 hour 7 day a week service is available at all times so that you won’t feel as though you are alone and having to deal with the funeral arrangements all by yourself. Our friendly and compassionate staff are highly trained to offer you and your family the best possible care.