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  • 1. Why is Pre-Life and Funeral Planning Important?
    Planning ahead ensures your family's financial security and provides clear instructions for your final wishes, reducing stress during an emotional time.
  • 2. What is the Power of Attorney?
    Power of Attorney grants someone the authority to act on your behalf in legal and financial matters if you're unable to do so.
  • 3. Why Should I Write a Will?
    Writing a will ensures that your assets are distributed per your wishes, preventing potential conflicts among family members.
  • If your loved one pass away at home or hospital
    If Pass away at home/hospital ​ ​Step 1: Engaged funeral director Engaged our funeral director and we will get in touch with you asap to assist with the collection of the deceased from home or hospital mortuary. Step 2: Get Certificate of Cause of Death (CCOD) Contact your family doctor who has been attending to the deceased. If you don't have a family doctor, or family doctor is not available, contact a neighbourhood doctor who is willing to make a house call. If the doctor is able to certify the death, he/she will issue CCOD on the spot. If the doctor is unable to certify the death, call the police for the body to be sent to Mortuary @ HSA in police hearse. The family will be notified by the police when to go to Mortuary @ HSA. If unable to contact a doctor, call the police. The body will be sent to Mortuary @ HSA in police hearse. The family will be notified by the police when going to Mortuary @ HSA (usually the next day). If the deceased passes on at the hospital. A doctor at the hospital can certify the cause of death if the cause of death is known and the cause is natural, the doctor will then fill up the CCOD and hand it to the ward nurse. The family can obtain the CCOD from the ward nurse by showing the deceased’s identity cards If the doctor is able to certify the death, he will issue the CCOD on the spot. If he/she is unable to certify the death, call the police for the body to be sent to the Mortuary @HSA in the police hearse. The family member will be notified by the police when to go to the Mortuary @ HSA. Step 3: Register Deaths After getting the CCOD, family members should decide whether the body will be cremated or buried, as this is required when registering the death. The family will have to register the death at: 1) Any Police Divisional Headquarters, Neighborhood Police Center, Neighbourhood Police Post. 2) ICA Building Things to bring for Register Death: 1) Certificate of Cause of Death (CCOD) 2) Identification paper of deceased and informant e.g NRIC/Passport/Certificate of Registrations of Birth/FIN Card. If the body is referred to the Mortuary @HSA, death will be registered at Mortuary @ HSA.
  • If my loved one pass away oversea.
    Death Occurred overseas. If the death occurred overseas, it should be registered with the relevant foreign authorities where death occured. Step 1: Engaged funeral director Engaged our funeral director to assist with a coffin import permit. Step 2: Register deaths Deaths must be reported to Singapore’s Registry of Birth and Deaths, Citizen center 3rd storey, ICA building, personally by the next-of-kin of the deceased. ​ If the next-of-kin is unable to report the death personally at the ICA building, a letter of authorization will be required. Document required: -Death Certificate issued by the country where the death occurred ( an English translated copy is required if the death certificate or a Statutory Declaration) -Coffin (Import/Export) permit -Permit to Bury/Cremate -Deceased’s Singapore Identity card, passport, Citizenship Certificate(if any) and -Informant’s identification documents. ​ For more information please visit NEA website.
  • Type of Available Burial
    There are a few types of burial methods in Singapore: a) Traditional Burial b) Cremation c) Sea Burial d) Green Burial [Garden of Peace] ​ Do engage our directors and we will advise you according. Contact us here.
  • How Can I Relocate a Graveyard?
    Our experts can guide you through the process of relocating a graveyard, considering cultural and legal requirements.
  • 1. What is the significance of a Buddhist funeral ceremony?
    A Buddhist funeral ceremony holds profound spiritual significance, guiding the departed soul toward the path of enlightenment and liberation from the cycle of birth and death.
  • 2. Can I personalize the Buddhist funeral service?
    Absolutely. Our team is committed to incorporating your personalized requests, ensuring the service reflects your loved one's journey and values.
  • 3. How do I choose the right funeral package?
    Our compassionate funeral directors will assist you in selecting the appropriate package based on your preferences, religious beliefs, and cultural practices.
  • 4. What role do Buddhist monks play in the ceremony?
    Buddhist monks lead prayers, chants, and rituals, invoking blessings and guiding the soul toward a peaceful transition.
  • 5. Are non-Buddhist family members welcome to participate in the ceremony?
    Yes, absolutely. Our Buddhist Funeral Services are designed to be inclusive, allowing family members and friends of all faiths to come together and pay their respects in a harmonious and supportive environment.
  • 6. How does Royal Paradise handle logistical arrangements during the funeral service?
    Our dedicated team takes care of every logistical aspect, ensuring a seamless and respectful ceremony. From floral arrangements to ceremonial details, we aim to alleviate your burden during this emotional time.
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