On the funeral – Please come 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony to the waiting room for the mourners, where you can set the details of the funeral, selection of songs, or with speaker about the speech. Please check if the name or degree of the deceased on the sign in Ceremony hall is correct. Identification of the deceased is possible 30 minutes before the ceremony if the hygienic norms are allowing. 

Identity card and death certificate 

You gave the identity card of the deceased when ordering a funeral. After the funeral, it will be passed with the Inspection sheet of the deceased to the register at the place of death. On the basis of these documents register will release a death certificate. It is send to You in 4 weeks after the funeral. Heritage procedure is led by District Court at the place of residence of the deceased by local notary which informs relatives about the inheritance procedure.

Conditions for entitlement for funeral benefit

Conditions for entitlement for funeral benefit
1)Entitlement for funeral benefit applies for person arranging a funeral for
a)a dependent child to the day of death
b)person who was a depended child parent to the day of death
if the child or person mentioned in b) had permanent residence in Czech Republic.
2)if more persons fulfil the conditions to be entitled for funeral benefits, benefit is pay only at one time basis to the person who claims the first
Entitlement for funeral benefit starts with the day of the funeral due to special law regulation 48 a
(Law n.256/2001 about undertaking and about change of some laws as amended)

State contribution (funeral benefit) is 5000 CZK. In case of fulfilling of the conditions, benefits can be requested at the contact places of the state and social support at the place of permanent residence of the person arranging the funeral. Death certificate is requested with the application form along with the invoice and receipt You obtained at the funeral arrangements (you can obtain necessary forms at the place where you are requesting for benefits). Claim must be made not later than one year after the funeral.


Applications for a widow pension is arranged by the Prague (or local) social security administration
Applications for a widow or orphan pension if the deceased was working, is arranged by his employer. Death and marriage certificate is needed. If both married couple are retired, last pension assessments are required.

Handing over the Urn 

The Urn will be ready to collect 2 days after the cremation in the Crematory, which is marked on the Certificate of the Urn issuing, which You will obtain when ordering a funeral. Deposing the Urn in the Crematory is free of charge for 2 months, for every started month Crematory charges a fee
by the price list of the Crematory. You can set the date of the ash scattering, deposit or transportation of the Urn at the Cemetery office.