Death declaration should be within 24 hours of passing away of the person at the Civil Status office.
The declaration should be done by two informants after receiving the Medical's Certificate from a Medical Officer.
If the Medical certificate cannot be obtained, the informants should contact the Police Department before proceeding to make the declaration
The Identity Card of the deceased as well for the informant should be available to produce to the Civil Status Officer.
After the declaration, procedures have been carried out the Civil Status officer will issue a death certificate and burial permit to the informant.
The informant will proceed to the Social Services (funeral parlor) with the death certificate and proceed with the burial permit to the cemetery for necessary formalities if applicable.
No interment or cremation can take place until the death of the deceased has been registered by the Civil Status office and a permit /certificate has been issued by the Civil Status Office.
The officer can be contacted on Phone Number (+248)2 82 34 09.