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Disinterment, Transfer and Reinterment Forms

Human Remains

Use these forms to obtain authorization to move human remains from one cemetery in Baltimore County to another cemetery. Authorization is needed to be in compliance with Maryland law when performing a disinterment. All are PDFs and open in a new window.

Disinterment Publication Requirements (PDF)
Review the situations in which the State's Attorney's approval is needed for disinterment.

Funeral Home Application for Disinterment, Transfer and Reinterment (PDF)
Download this form to request the disinterment and reinterment of a body.

Family Request for Disinterment, Transfer and Reinterment (PDF)
A witness is needed when completing this form when requesting disinterment of a family member without using a funeral home as a liaison.

Forms should be mailed to:

Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office
County Courts Building
401 Bosley Avenue, Room 511
Towson Maryland, 21204

Revised May 3, 2016         


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