All bodies must be accompanied by notification of death by a hospital or police department as appropriate
Bodies are registered and identified using details provided by relatives/persons accompanying the body.
Identification tags are placed securely in the prescience relatives/person admitting the body.
Relatives /persons accompanying the body should remove all valuables from the body on the day of admission.
Coffins and other items such as clothes shall be clearly labelled and shall be delivered on the day before collection of the body
The viewings must be coordinated for ease of billing. The parlour shall allow all desired viewings by persons related to the deceased so long as this is done through the registering person.
Members of the public are advised to keep away from the operation areas to avoid contact with the chemical substances used in body preservation. Visitors are further advised to wash their hands after.
The following items must be brought one day before the body is collected.
- Clean clothing
- Coffin (the funeral parlour stocks excellent coffins for sale at reasonable prices.)
- The body will not be released without a Burial Disposal Permit. The permit is provided at the City mortuary or hospital where the death occurred. For bodies outside Nairobi permits may be obtained from the area Chief.
For removal of the body the following are mandatory requirements
- Original Burial Permit and a copy of the same for the Parlour.
- Original Identity Card/Passport of the deceased for records purposes.
- Original Identity Card of next of kin for identification purposes.
- Payment Receipt for services rendered (as proof of payment)