Pre-Purchasing a Burial Plot

Pre-purchasing a burial plot is a way for you to make important decisions and arrangements yourself, saving your family the emotional burden.

Sydney has a number of cemeteries with Jewish sections, see list on our web page. Different cemeteries may have different sections to choose from. Typically, there are Lawn sections and Monumental sections. The Lawn section is a grass covered area with a headstone. The Monumental section allows for a full monument to be placed over the grave. Most plots are double depth, which means there may be the option of two burials in the one plot. You can contact the cemetery and make a time to meet and see the different areas and obtain the prices.

Once a decision is made to purchase a burial plot within a Jewish consecrated ground, you will need to contact the Sydney Chevra Kadisha to obtain approval for the purchase.

In order to approve the purchase, the Sydney Chevra Kadisha will need to verify whether the person that the plot is being purchased for is Jewish.  To assist the Sydney Chevra Kadisha with the approval process, please complete the two forms below, and return them to the Sydney Chevra Kadisha;

1)  Confirmation of Being Jewish Form
(Form For Approval to Purchase a Plot Within a Jewish Consecrated Ground)

2)  Personal Information Form – one form per person –  (PDF version)
(Form Required for Purchasing or Reserving a Plot)

Once we receive the forms we will liaise with you and the cemetery.

Please Note: The Sydney Chevra Kadisha does not sell burial plots.  The actual purchase will be done from the cemetery of your choice (see the Cemeteries menu item above for contact details).

Cemetery Plot Charges   – Guide for Cemeteries Burial Plot Charges