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Introduction to Cemeteries and Crematoria Services

The Department provides to the public services on cremation and burial of body and skeleton remains. It operates six government crematoria, one each at Cape Collinson on Hong Kong Island, Diamond Hill in Kowloon, Fu Shan, Kwai Chung and Wo Hop Shek in the New Territories, and one at Cheung Chau. The opening hours are as follows:

Name of Cemetery Opening Hours
All public Cemeteries, except Hong Kong Cemetery 6:30 - 19:30 hrs
Hong Kong Cemetery From 1/4 to 30/9 (07:00 - 19:00 hrs)
From 1/10 to 31/3 (07:00 - 18:00 hrs)

Name of Crematorium Opening Hours Telephone Nos. Fax Nos.
Cape Collinson Crematorium 0900 - 1800 hrs 2556 1377 2147 7514
Diamond Hill Crematorium 0900 - 1800 hrs 2325 9996 2354 5994
Fu Shan Crematorium 0830 - 1800 hrs 2699 5090 2698 2415
Kwai Chung Crematorium 0830 - 1800 hrs 2614 4390 2698 2415
Wo Hop Shek Crematorium 0830 - 1800 hrs 2675 5200 2675 0446
Cheung Chau Crematorium 0830 - 1730 hrs 2981 5177 2981 1607

Addresses of Cemeteries and Crematoria (Application for Permit) Offices Telephone Nos. Fax Nos. Office Hours Time of Collecting Payment and Collecting Ashes
1J Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong (Near Hong Kong Cemetery) 2570 4318 2572 5286 2591 1879
Mondays to Fridays:
0900 - 1300 hrs
1400 - 1700 hrs
 
Saturdays:
0900 - 1200 hrs
 
Sundays and Public Holidays:
Close
Mondays to Fridays:
0900 - 1200 hrs
1400 - 1600 hrs
 
Saturdays:
0900 - 1130 hrs
 
Sundays and Public Holidays:
Close
Upper Ground Floor, 6 Cheong Hang Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon 2365 5321 2364 5364 2176 4963

Addresses of Cremation Booking Offices Telephone Nos. Fax Nos. Office Hours Time of Collecting Payment
18/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. 2961 8842 2515 3317
Mondays to Fridays:
0900 - 1230 hrs
1400 - 1630 hrs
 
Saturdays:
0900 - 1230 hrs
 
Sundays and Public Holidays:
Close
Mondays to Fridays:
0915 - 1230 hrs
1400 - 1630 hr
 
Saturdays:
0915 - 1230 hrs
 
Sundays and Public Holidays:
Close
1/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon 2510 7502 2765 6402

Introduction to Cemeteries and Crematoria ServicesTen public cemeteries, namely Hong Kong Cemeteries, Mount Caroline Cemetery, New Kowloon Cemetery No. 8 (Diamond Hill Urn Cemetery), Prison Cemetery (Stanley), Wo Hop Shek Cemetery, Cheung Chau Cemetery, Tai O Cemetery, Lai Chi Yuen Cemetery and two in Sandy Ridge are managed by the Department.


Coffin burial spaces are available in Wo Hop Shek Cemetery, Cheung Chau Cemetery, Tai O Cemetery and Lai Chi Yuen Cemetery. However, for coffin burial in Cheung Chau Cemetery, Tai O Cemetery or Lai Chi Yuen Cemetery, the applicant must produce a certificate from the respective rural committee to certify that the deceased was an indigenous villager or a local resident of the island concerned.

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