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Scatter ashes outside designated cemeteries

Application for permission to scatter ashes outside designated cemeteries

The district commissioner in Siglufjörður (Sýslumaðurinn á Siglufirði), North Iceland issues licenses for the scattering of ashes in open area.

Application for permission to scatter ashes outside designated cemeteries

Confirmation that the scattering of ashes has taken place

After the scattering takes place the holder of the license is to provide a signed statement of compliance that all rules and regulations have been followed during and after the procedure.

Confirm scattering of ashes has taken place

Application for permission to scatter ashes outside designated cemeteries