To ensure every cremation is carried out without delays and in compliance with your wishes and the law, we need certain information and your authorization to proceed.
Below are the relevant legal forms. Please complete and sign these forms after you have arranged the cremation, then return them to us at CremationTribute.com as soon as possible. Without them, we cannot carry out the cremation.
If you need any assistance in completing these forms, please contact our support team at 844-677-7032. We are here for you.
How to complete the forms
To fill out a form, click on the ‘view’ button and then print. Enter all the required information and then sign.
How to return the forms
Once you have completed the forms, you can scan them and email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vital Statistics Worksheet
To file the death certificate, we need the deceased’s authorized agent (legal next-of-kin) to fill out and sign the Vital Statistics Worksheet.
Please return the form to us within 2 business days to comply with Texas state law.
Cremation Authorization Form
The Cremation Authorization form is filled out and signed by the deceased’s authorized agent so that CremationTribute.com has permission to carry out the cremation.
This document must be printed and then signed in front of a witness. Return to us within 2 business days.
Authorization to Embalm Form
Although the law does not require embalming for cremation, it does require the deceased’s authorizing agent to sign an Authorization to Embalm form to indicate that embalming was declined.
This document must be printed and then signed. Return to us within 2 business days.