Tree Top Hospital offers embalming services

Tree Top Hospital. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Tree Top Hospital offers embalming, mortuary, transport and related services for the preservation of the deceased.

Embalming is performed for the preservation of the deceased for repatriation.

Tree Top Hospital introduced embalming services as part of its mortuary services on June 2, 2019.

The rates for embalming services:

  • For embalming normal bodies: USD 5,500 (exempt from 6.0% GST)
  • For embalming decomposing bodies: USD 6,000 (exempt from 6.0% GST)

The rates for mortuary charge to store the body until repatriation or burial (exempt from 6.0% GST):

  • USD 500/day for expatriates who enter Maldives with a tourist visa
  • USD 250/day for expatriates who enter Maldives with work permit
  • USD 150/day for Maldivians

Tree Top Hospital also offers assistance with hiring a local repatriation agent to make the legal and shipping arrangements to send the body home upon request.

Embalming services at Tree Top Hospital are performed by licensed professionals who follow procedures that meet international standards of care and handling including dressing and cosmetic make-up. An official embalming certificate is issued which complies with international regulations.

Established in 2018, Tree Top Hospital provides excellence in healthcare by offering a wide spectrum of specialized health and medical services, ranging from health screening centers leading to high-end medical and surgical services, supported by state-of-the-art technology.