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Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
About the Niches

 
(a)
There are two types of niches available at the columbaria of FEHD:
  "Standard niche"- if applicant prefers, a standard niche may hold more than two sets of cremated ashes; the size of niche will differ depending on individual venue
  "Large niche"- if applicant prefers, a family niche may hold more than four sets of cremated ashes; the size of niche will differ depending on individual venue
   
(b)
Kinship:
 
It generally refers to the spouse, parent, grandparent, grandparent-in-law, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, daughter-in law, son-in-law or a direct descendant of either the paternal or maternal line of the deceased person whose ashes were the first to be kept in the niche. Furthermore, if the subsequent deceased was in close relationship with the first deceased, the Department will consider the application as well.
   
(c)
Niche fees are shown in the following table:
 
Type of Niche  
Standard niche
(a standard niche may hold more than two sets of cremated ashes; the size of niche will differ depending on individual venue)
HK$2,890
[Niche: HK$2,800;
Plaque: HK$90 (approval fee)]
Large niche
(a family niche may hold more than four sets of cremated ashes; the size of niche will differ depending on individual venue)
HK$3,690
[Niche: HK$3,600;
Plaque: HK$90 (approval fee)]
  Note: Application fee for placing additional set(s) of cremated ashes in niche is HK$140 (official signature fee).
   
(d)
FEHD has not commissioned any organization / person to receive / process applications or assist in the submission of applications. No one shall enjoy any convenience or privilege.
   
For enquiries, please contact the Cemeteries and Crematoria Offices of FEHD on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon:
Hong Kong Cemeteries and Crematoria Office Address: 1J Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2570 4318
Fax: 2591 1879
Kowloon Cemeteries and Crematoria Office Address: Upper Ground Floor, 6 Cheong Hang Road , Hung Hom, Kowloon.
Tel: 2365 5321
Fax: 2176 4963
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