How is a person who is identified as an Overseas Chinese, Hong Kong compatriot, Macao compatriot, Taiwanese or foreigner treated if he/she dies in Shanghai?
(02.21.2008)

If a person identified as an Overseas Chinese, Hong Kong compatriot, Macao compatriot or Taiwanese dies in Shanghai, the funeral host shall deregister the registered residence of the deceased at the local police station subject to the Medical Certificate of Death, which is issued by a hospital, to obtain a Funeral and Burial Permit of Deceased Citizens and then bring the permit, passport of the deceased, the trustor’s ID card or equivalent identity certificate to a funeral house to handle the burial and funeral process.

If a foreigner dies in Shanghai, the funeral host shall bring the Medical Certificate of Death issued by a hospital, the passport of the deceased, the entrustment document and passport or ID card of the trustor, and the necropsy report issued by the Shanghai Public Security Bureau in case of accidental death, to the Shanghai Exit-Entry Administration Office, located at 1500 Minsheng Road, Pudong New District, to obtain the death certificate of a foreigner. After that, the funeral host shall bring the death certificate of foreigner to a funeral house to handle the burial and funeral process and signing the contract of detailed services.