As Singapore gradually exits the “circuit breaker” in 3 phases starting from 2nd June 2020, are there any changes regarding the rules and regulations with regards to holding a funeral wake in phase 1?

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As Singapore gradually exits the “circuit breaker” in 3 phases starting from 2nd June 2020, are there any changes regarding the rules and regulations with regards to holding a funeral wake in phase 1?

1. Funeral wakes (no change)
丧礼 (无变更)

a. Rule of maximum of 10 person physically present at the wake venue at any 1 time remains the same

b. Foot procession only allows a max of 10 pax

c. No more than 10 pax can attend cremation and burial service

d. Wearing of face masks mandatory

e. Temperature taking and personal hygiene standards remain

f. Social distancing rule remains the same

Is Mandai columbarium and crematorium, Choa Chu Kang cemetery open to public for visitations and prayers after the end of “Circuit Breaker” ?

For families who wish to pay respect to make up for not being able to during the past Qing Ming festival at Mandai, Choa Chu Kang & Yishun columbaria and Choa Chu Kang cemetery

2. Government-managed columbaria, crematorium & cemetery:

a. All government-managed columbaria (Choa Chu Kang, Mandai and Yishun Columbaria), will remain closed for visiting until further notice.


b. Choa Chu Kang Cemetery and Mandai Crematorium will only be open for burials and cremation services, respectively. (Max 10 pax at any one time. Only those with Mandai crematorium office issued passes are allowed to enter Mandai crematorium)


c. Installation of urns into niches may continue, with permit from NEA. Next-of-kin may be present, but should be limited in number, with proper safe distancing observed.


This had been a difficult period for grieving families, and we thank every family and their relatives and friends that we have served during this “Circuit breaker” period for their cooperation to fight the spread of Covid-19 together.

Stay safe, stay healthy, and stay 1m away from each other.


For generations, Embrace Funeral Services has been assisting with the essential arrangements of funeral services in Singapore. Our team of undertakers pride themselves on their experience and professionalism in being the one stop funeral service provider with honest and affordable rates.

At Embrace Funeral Services, we work closely with family members to carry out funeral services in Singapore. Grieve and process your emotions appropriately without stress as we assist with funeral preparations. In addition, we offer bereavement support to friends and family who requires it.

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