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Conveyance of Corpse

Overview

The service is for the facilitation of the release of a corpse from a health facility to next of kin/family.

Who is eligible?

Next of kin/family members.

How do I get this service?

Visit Ministry of Health and Wellness Headquarters

Floor 9, Office 9A18 (The service is currently offered at headquarters only)

What supporting documents are required?
  • Three certified copies of death certificate. 
  • Three copies of non-infectious letter from the hospital.
  • Three certified copies of passport of deceased.
  • Three certified copies of passport of the accompanying person with the same surname (in case of different surnames, affidavit from police to be availed).
  • If person died at home, three copies of police affidavit needed.
  • Death certificate should always show cause of death, if not, affidavit from police to be availed to confirm there is no foul play.
How long will this service take?

Immediate.

How much does it cost?

There is no cost associated with this service 

Where can I obtain this service?
  • Visit Ministry of Health and Wellness Headquarters in Gaborone 
  • Opening hours are from 07:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays. 

 

Where can I get more information on this Service

Ministry of Health and Wellness Headquarters in Gaborone 

Department of Health Services

Floor 9, Office 9A18

Plot 5409, 24 Amos Street

Government Enclave

Gaborone, Botswana

Telephone: 3632424/TEL: 3632027

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