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Apply for exhumation<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​How to apply</h2></span><span> <div class="lrg-icon-content bordered"><div class="lrg-icon lrg-check"><p> <b>​​​​​​You will need to provide:</b></p><ul><li>certified copy of medical certificate detailing time and manner of death</li><li>written proof of permission from relative of the deceased concerned</li><li>approval from the municipality and cemetery to have the body exhumed</li><li>if a religious body is in control of the cemetery where the deceased is buried, then written permission from that religious body must be obtained</li></ul></div></div></span> <p> <strong>​Step 1:</strong> Download and complete the Application for Exhumation of Human Remains, which you can find in the document downloads below.</p><p>​​<strong>Step 2:</strong> You can submit your application via post to:</p><p> <em>Director: City Health</em><br><em>PO Box 2815</em><br><em>Cape Town</em><br><em>8000.</em></p><p>Alternatively, you can fax your application to <em><a>021 400 4894</a></em> or email <em> </em><a href="mailto:michael.mcsweeney@capetown.gov.za"><em>michael.mcsweeney@capetown.gov.za</em></a>.  </p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​​​</h2></span> <h4>City Call Centre</h4><p> <em>Telephone: </em><br><em> <a>0860 103 089</a></em><br><br><em>Email:</em><br><a href="mailto:contact.us@capetown.gov.za"><em>contact.us@capetown.gov.za</em></a><em> </em></p><p> <em>For more information, visit the <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/City%20Health%20Department">City Health Department page</a>.</em></p>GP0|#67027b6c-6933-4a55-bd1b-12f032271f4c;L0|#067027b6c-6933-4a55-bd1b-12f032271f4c|Burial and exhumation;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#4812481a-e1c9-4a5d-8990-614cee8d7692;GPP|#54dbab3a-0b2f-4602-8af5-3d651c59a5f4If you would like to have a body exhumed, you will need to submit an application to the City.0

 

 

Exhumation and Reinterment of Human Remains Application Form29049GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e

 

 

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