FUNERAL HOME ELIT - REPATRIATION CENTER ALIANS
Cremation becomes more and more popular alternative to the traditional burial in Bulgaria. You can rely on us to explain the process, steps and formalities and the products necessary to arrange a cremation.
CERTIFICATION OF DEATH
Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (MCCD) – it is issued by the General Practitioner of the deceased in case death occurred at his/her home. If the General Practitioner is not available, the Agency provides a physician who shall establish the death and issue the MCCD. In case the death occurred in an inpatient health care institution, the document shall be issued by the physician attending the patient in the relevant ward.
Identity card/passport of the deceased
Our agency will assist issuing the death certificate
Cremation permit – a medical document issued by the physician establishing the death allowing for the cremation of the deceased.
A document certifying the relationship of the deceased to the applicant for the cremation – a Certificate of Inheritance, a Kinship Certificate, a Birth Certificate, a Contracted Marriage Certificate. Solely the closest living relative may be the cremation applicant.
FUNERAL CEREMONY AND CREMATION
The funeral ceremony, that is usually held prior of the burial, is not different when the deceased will be cremated. The family can choose whether the memorial service to be religious or non-religious and where to be held.
As an exception the ceremony could be carried after the cremation has been done, in cases when the death occurred abroad.
Cremation is an individual process and it's effectuated in the same day after the ceremony.
For all the arrangements of the funeral ceremony, the required documents and the necessary goods and services, you can rely on the professional advice and support of our team.
PLACEMENT OF CREMATED REMAINS
A sanitary minimum for the placement of an urn in a burial plot or niche is not required. A number of documents for the rights to use will be needed.
In government cemeteries in Sofia an urn niche could be purchased only in case of event of a death.
An urn niche could be purchased beforehand only in Orthodox Cemetery “Saint Archangel Michael” in the District of Boyana, Sofia.
Storing or scattering the ashes
After the changes made to Regulation №2 of the Ministry of Health of 21st April 2011 on Health Requirements to Cemeteries and Burial and Carrying Over of Deceased it is now possible to store and display the urn at home or scatter the ashes in a special to the departed place.
BIO URN - PLANTING A TREE
"Life is measured not by years, but by the trail we left behind. "
Unconventional and eco-friendly way for keeping a precious memory of a loved one, who passed away.
We offer biodegradable urns from eco-clean and safe materials, containing tree seeds. You could plant the urn with the ashes at a favorite place or close to home, and witness how it grows. The bio urns are a product of Molian.
Growing this tree proves that death is a transformation and returns to life by means of nature.