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Advanced funeral directive

Advanced funeral directive

What is an advanced funeral directive?

An advanced funeral directive is a document containing instructions for relatives and friends, so that those responsible for arranging the funeral have a clear understanding of the wishes of the person who has died.

Funeral wishes, whether made in a Will or an advanced funeral directive, are not legally binding after death. They can simply be written out informally. We offer a form that can guide you through the process of planning a funeral, which suits your own individual situation and priorities.

Further information

Advanced Funeral Directive Guidance Notes (pdf 30 KB)
Sample Advanced Funeral Directive (pdf 43 KB)

Last updated on 31 March 2016