With effect from 2 January 2014, the Department has relaxed the arrangement of placing additional cremated ashes into public niches, including (1) relaxation of the definition of "close relative"; and (2) if applicant prefers, each standard niche and large niche may deposit more than two and four sets of cremated ashes respectively.

For detail, please visit the FEHD webpage:


The application form FEHB 136A can be downloaded from the website or obtained from the following offices:

Cemeteries and Crematoria (Hong Kong) Section
1J Wong Nai Chung Road
Happy Valley
Hong Kong
Tel: 2570 4318
Fax: 2591 1879

Cemeteries and Crematoria (Kowloon) Section
Upper Ground Floor, 6 Cheong Hang Road
Hung Hom
Tel: 2365 5321
Fax: 2176 4963

Cemeteries and Crematoria Section
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

2 January 2014

Video on Placing Additional Cremated Ashes into Public Niches