At Cremation Society of America, we’re often asked by the families we serve, how long will it be for their loved one’s ashes or “cremains” are returned to them after the Direct Cremation process is complete. It takes CSA 7-10 business days to perform the cremation from the time we receive all necessary approvals. Then in 1-2 days, the urn containing cremated remains is delivered via United States Postal Service Express Priority Mail. Within 8-12 business days your loved one’s Urn will be returned home to you.
However, some families prefer a more dignified and personal form of delivery: Hand Delivery. We at Cremation Society of America offer a Hand Delivery* service for an additional fee of $100 when you arrange your Direct Cremation with us.
*Please note that our Hand Delivery Service is currently available ONLY in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties in Florida. More delivery areas are planned.
When you choose to have your loved one’s cremains delivered by hand, an adult will need to be present at the delivery address with photo-identification in order to accept and sign for the ashes.
Visit us at cremationsocietyofamerica.com/pre-planning/ to begin the simple process of pre-planning today. Cremation Simplified.