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Application for the Certificate of Medical Sanitation for Human Body Transportation

Certificate of Medical Sanitation for Transportation of Human Corpse

How to Apply

Time limit for application


Application procedures and documents required

  1. Documents to be produced
    1. The original identity document of the applicant;
    2. The original or certified true copy of the Death Certificate issued by a doctor or an authority from the place of death;
      *Note: See “Application Form for Certificate of Medical Sanitation” for details
  2. Documents to be submitted
    1. A duly completed Request Form of Certificate of Medical Sanitation;
    2. A photocopy of the death certificate of the deceased;
    3. A photocopy of the applicant’s identity document
      [Not required for applications made in the name of a company / organization that have submitted the document, as long as the identity document remains valid];
    4. A photocopy of the deceased’s identity document;
    5. A declaration or proof of appropriate sanitary handling of the body
      For import of the body, a copy should be submitted with the application in advance, and the original should be prepared for verification upon the importation of the body
      For export of the body, the document should be submitted whenever is required in the Certificate of Medical Sanitation, otherwise it can be submitted prior to sealing the coffin

Location of Application and Service Hours

In-person application

Address: Alameda Dr. Carlos D’ Assumpção, Nos. 335-341, Edifício Centro Hotline, 7º andar, Macau

Health Bureau – Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Service hours: Mondays to Fridays: 09:00~12:30, 14:30~17:00
(Services provided on an appointment basis on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)


Stamp duty of MOP5.00

Processing Time

Certificate of Medical Sanitation for Human Body Transportation to be issued on the next working day. (Performance Pledge)

Relevant Specification or Requirements

Please refer to the following link:

Request Form of Certificate of Medical Sanitation

Application Status Enquiry and Result Collection

Method of result collection: In person

Content provider: Health Bureau (SS)

Last modified: 2019-01-14 14:42

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