City of Montgomery

Oakwood Cemetery, 829 Columbus Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Phillip Taunton: 334-354-6205

Form Section 1

Burial Permit Application

No person shall be buried in a cemetery in the municipality of Montgomery, Alabama until a burial permit is obtained from the City Sexton's Office. 

Chapter 7-17 (c) of the City of Montgomery, Alabama Code of Ordinances
"Notice of burial shall be submitted with a burial permit form and an administrative fee in the amount of $125.00 payable to the city to cover the costs of maintaining accurate record of all deaths and burials which occur in the city."

  • Burial Permit forms for indigent persons that the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources approve for a “Pauper’s Burial” need to be completed, but there are NO charges for the Burial Permit.
  • Burial Permit forms for infants need to be completed, but there are NO charges for the Burial Permit for children less than one year old.

Important Notice: Beginning September 1, 2018, ALL Burial Permit fees must be paid online at time of submission.

The City of Montgomery strives to maximize efficiency and embraces technology that boosts convenience for the public. Credit card payments will reduce the administrative tasks associated with processing the hundreds of burials that occur in Montgomery each year. We look forward to finding new ways to improve efficiency, conserve resources and better serve our citizens.   

Information of Deceased

Name of Deceased *
Date of Birth of Deceased *
Date of Death *
Sex and Race of Deceased
Place of Birth and Death of Deceased *
Address of Deceased *
Date of Burial *
Date Picker

Information of Applicant

Name of Applicant *
Address of Applicant *

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