How to transfer an Interment Right

There are 3 types of category by which an Interment Right may be transferred. An application form will need to be submitted along with supporting documentation.

A transfer fee will apply for each burial site transferred - $260.

Please note: When placing a transfer with all relevant paperwork, please allow up to 10-12 weeks.

1. Transfer of Interment Right by Bequest – Will/Probate
When the deceased holder of a right of interment has left a will that specifics a beneficiary/ies to whom the right is to be transferred to.

What is required:

  • Death certificate of current holder
  • Last will and testament
  • Order of probate
  • Proof of identity of the beneficiary (100 Point Check)


2. Transfer of Interment Right by Intestacy – No Will/Probate, family lineage applies

When the deceased holder of the right of interment has not left a will.

What is required:

  • Death certificate or current holder
  • Grant of letters of administration
  • Proof of identity of the beneficiary (100 Point Check)

 

3. Transfer of Interment Right by Holder

When the holder of the right of interment is alive and wishes to transfer the right to another person. Please note, additional details will be required in order to complete the Transfer of an Interment Right Form.

What is required:

  • Details of the new Holder/s (Full name, Date of birth)
  • Proof of identity (100 Point Check)
  • Contact details (Address, Phone and Email)
  • Important: Identity of the person(s) who may be interred
  • Important: Next of kin/secondary contact details, as nominated by the new Holder of Right

 

Click here for a guide to the SMCNSW 100 Point Identity Checklist.

For your convenience, a Transfer of Interment Right can be conducted by email or should you require further details, please contact our office to make an appointment.

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park: (02) 9661 5655

Woronora Memorial Park: (02) 9545 4677