There are currently just over 400 authorised undertakers in Sweden. All of these have clear signage where you will find the authorisation symbol.
These businesses have in common that they are privately owned but part of an association. This in order to always be able to maintain the highest quality and professionalism without losing the personal commitment.
Why choose an authorised firm of undertakers?
Choosing an authorised firm of undertakers is a matter of security. The firm of undertakers must adhere to SGF’s strict rules on price information, professional confidentiality, ethics, work methods and training.
There are currently just over 400 authorised firms of undertakers in Sweden. All of these have clear signage where you will find the authorisation symbol.
An authorised firm of undertakers will also help you with inquiry and all necessary documents regarding insurance pay-outs and depositions.
All authorised firm of undertakers are encompassed by professional indemnity insurance which guarantees security for estate inventory or distribution of an estate. Pallbearers hired by the firm are automatically covered by accident insurance through SBF. An audit to ensure that the firm meets the requirements for authorisation takes place through a special examination every five years.
For the customer’s security, the authorised firm of undertakers is encompassed by the Board for Consumer Complaints for Sveriges Begravningsbyråers Förbund, SBF.
The board consists of experts in consumer issues, one representative from SBF, two lawyers, one experienced undertaker and two representatives from Sweden’s largest senior citizen’s organisations. Visit the website of Sveriges Begravningsbyråers Förbund.