The event will take place at a funeral home in Newark, New Jersey, where the late singer's body is currently being held.
According to TMZ, the viewing at Whigham Funeral home has an intimate, invite-only guest list.
Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina, who was hospitalised last week after her mother's passing, will be in attendance.
This will reportedly mark the 18-year-old's first time seeing her mother's body, after being denied access by Los Angeles police on the night of Houston's death.
Whitney Houston was found dead on February 11 at the age of 48. A definitive announcement on her cause of death is pending.
Houston's funeral is set for Saturday, February 18 at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark. The funeral will be streamed live, and speakers will include Kevin Costner and Clive Davis.
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