Burial and cremation services

Permission for the burial or cremation of a deceased

An application to utilize the public cemeteries and cremation facilities controlled by Municipal Corporations must be made to the cemetery keeper at the respective Municipal Corporation. 

Burial: 

When applying for burial of a deceased person, the death certificate of the deceased person must be presented. 

A deposit voucher is prepared and given to the applicant/s so that the appropriate fee can be deposited. Fees are paid to the Corporation’s bank account or Cemetery Keeper.

A copy of the deposit voucher receipt must be taken to the respective cemetery keeper who will supervise the burial.

Cremation:

Applicants f must obtain the related documentation from the funeral home. 

The application form has five attachments for which information must be obtained:

  • Applicant Information
    • Basic Information about the applicant including name, address, contact information.

 

  • Police Permission
    • The Police will provide the applicant with a permit to cremate the body. This section is filled by the police upon receipt of all other required information.

 

  • Doctor’s Report.  

 

  • Confirmation of attending Doctor.

 

  •  Post-mortem  

 

The following steps are involved in:

-          Front and back copies of the national identification cards of the applicant and the deceased.

-          A death registration must be made within five (5) days at the Registrar of Births and Deaths in the district where the death occurred.                                                                     

-          A death certificate must be obtained from the Registrar of Births and Deaths.  


Please note that a  booking is required to schedule the cremation if using the Port of Spain City Corporation's Crematorium.



List of Cemetries

Chaguanas

Cemeteries Facilities

Municipality

Location/Address

Electoral District

Charlieville Cemetery

Chaguanas

Cemetery Road , Charlieville

Charlieville

Chaguanas Cemetery

Chaguanas

Cemetery St., St. Thomas, Village, Chaguanas

Charlieville

Hassarath Cemetery

Chaguanas

Hassarath Road, Cunupia

Cunupia

Sam Jattan Memorial/Longdenville Cemetery

Chaguanas

Cemetery St., Longdenville

Longdenville

Felicity Cemetery

Chaguanas

Shipping Road, Felicity

Felicity

Munroe Road Cemetery

Chaguanas

Off Bridal Road, Cunupia

Cunupia

 

 

Couva, Tabaquite, Talparo

Cemeteries Facilities

Municipality

Location/Address

Electoral District

Brazil Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Talparo 

Las Lomas/San Raphael/Talparo

Mundo Nuevo Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Mundo Nuevo Rd, Talparo

Las Lomas/San Raphael/Talparo

Flanagin Town Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Dabadie Rd, Flanagin Town 

Longdenville/Mamoral

Tabaquite Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Tabaquite 

Piparo/San Pedro/Tabaquite

Gordon Village Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Gordon Village, Tortuga

Caratal/Tortuga

Poona Cemetery  (Whiteland)

C.T.T.R.C

127 Poonah Road, Gasparillo

Caratal/Tortuga

Caratal Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Caratal #3 

Caratal/Tortuga

Lumsden St Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Lumsden St, Gasparillo

Gasparillo/Bonne Aventure

Eckles Village Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Eckles Village, Williamsville

Gasparillo/Bonne Aventure

Brothers Road Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Brothers Road 

Gasparillo/Bonne Aventure

Piparo Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Main Road, Piparo 

Gasparillo/Bonne Aventure

Madras Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Madras Settlement

Las Lomas/San Raphael/Talparo

Las Lomas #1 Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Ajodha Trace, Las Lomas #1 

Las Lomas/San Raphael/Talparo

Calcutta Public Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Calcutta Rd, Freeport 

Freeport/Calcutta

California Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

California 

California/Point Lisas

Mc Bean Village Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Old Southern Main Rd, Mc Bean 

Freeport/Calcutta

Preysal Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Mission Road, Freeport 

Caratal/Tortuga

Claxton Bay Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Cedar Hill Road, Claxton Bay 

Claxton Bay/Pointe-A-Pierre

St Marys Village Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Waterloo Main Road, St Marys

Perseverance/St. Mary's/ Waterloo

Arena Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Siewdass Rd, Freeport

Freeport/Calcutta

Chandernagore Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Perseverence Rd, Chandernagore 

Perseverance/St. Mary's/ Waterloo

Waterloo Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Waterloo Road, Carapchima

Perseverance/St. Mary's/ Waterloo

Gran Couva Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Back St, Gran Couva

Caratal/Tortuga

Waterloo Cremation Site

C.T.T.R.C

Cemetery Tr, Waterloo

Perseverance/St. Mary's/ Waterloo

Forres Park Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Cedar Hill Road, Claxton Bay 

Caratal/Tortuga

Phoenix Park Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Phoenix Park 

Balmain/Esperanza/Forres Park

Basta Hall Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Basta Hall 

Balmain/Esperanza/Forres Park

Mamoral Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Madras Road, Chin Chin

Longdenville/Mamoral

Las Lomas # 2 Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Ramnarine St., Las Lomas # 2 

Las Lomas/San Raphael/Talparo

Chin Johnson Cemetery

C.T.T.R.C

Fletcher Rd, Todds Road

Longdenville/Mamoral

 

 

Diego Martin

Cemeteries

Municipality

Location/Address

Electoral District

Carenage Cemetery

DMRC

School Street, Carenage

Chaguaramas/ Glencoe

Petit Valley Cemetery

DMRC

Cameron Road, Petit Valley

St. Lucien/Cameron Hill

 

Mayaro/Rio Claro

Cemeteries

Municipality

Location/Address

Electoral District

Biche Public Cemetery

Mayaro / Rio Claro