Permit to Conduct Absentee Funeral Prayers

This service can be used to obtain permission to perform Islamically compliant absentee funeral services. Funeral prayers can be offered for those who passed away while traveling abroad.

Responsible Entity: Fuvahmulah City Council

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Before you start

  • The place of death of the deceased must not be the residential country.


  • Any individual who requires funeral prayers to be done for an absentee that is a family member

How to apply

  • Logging into your own account will direct you to the oneGov homepage.

Documents required

  • Death certificate

  • Burial confirmation document from the cemetery (optional)

After you apply

  • After successful submission, a notification will be sent to your email and phone. 

  • You can check the status of the request from the “My Applications” tab.

  • Once the application is processed, the permit will be issued via email.

Estimated time frame

  • All duly completed applications will be processed within 2 business days.


What is eFaas and how can I create an eFaas account?

eFaas is the most common account used by individuals for transactions with various e-Government services online. Any Maldivian with a valid National ID Card can use eFaas to login. To create an eFaas account, sign up at or alternatively, visit and click to create an account. Enter your ID card details. The serial number of your ID card can be found on the back of the card. If you have an existing account, you can sign in directly. If you have forgotten the password to your account, you may click on forgot password and reset your account from the link: 

Besides a family member, who else can apply for this service?

Only a family member or relative can apply for this service on behalf of the deceased.

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