Body & Ashes Repatriation Portugal
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3. Transported home
The Funeral Directors Declaration confirms that the preparation and reparations process has been carried out in accordance with the required standards.
Out of country certificate which is a government official document allowing the body to leave the country.
The Death Certificate & Cause of Death is required. An Apostille stamp, necessary to officially authenticate a death certificate, is required for it to be recognized in any of the countries that participate in the 1961 Hague Convention.
The deceased passport would be required.
Free From Infection (FFI) certificate confirms that there was no epidemic of infectious disease for three months preceding the death. However, if the deceased dies of a disease or is infected the following rules apply - The corpse itself shall be wrapped in a shroud soaked in an antiseptic solution.
A repatriation coffin is required.
It is essential that the consignee is a funeral director who possesses an appropriate funeral vehicle for transportation.
Embassy authorization is mandatory for permits, mortuary passports, and other documentation. You would be required to communicate with the embassy in person.
Funeral Directors Declaration to validate the contents of the URN during the transportation across borders.
We will need to obtain the cremation certificate from you (this is provided by the crematorium).
The death certificate will be required.
A sealed URN would be require for transportation.
Portugal to England
Portugal to Wales
Portugal to R. Ireland
Portugal to Scotland
Portugal to N. Ireland
England to Portugal
Wales to Portugal
R. Ireland to Portugal
To Scotland Portugal
N. Ireland to Portugal
The presence of British or Irish people in Portugal is significant due to retirement options, lifestyle choices, and tourism. Many British or Irish retirees choose to live in Portugal for its mild climate, affordable cost of living, and high quality of life. They contribute to the local economy, engage in various recreational activities, and appreciate the charming towns, scenic landscapes, and cultural heritage of Portugal.
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What happens when Portuguese die in the UK or Ireland?
Why repatriate a body/ashes back to Portugal?
Please be aware that repatriating a body to Portugal, usually requires the deceased to be an citizen or originate from Portugal.
How can we help repatriate a body to Portugal?
How can we help repatriate Ashes to Portugal?
Each airline, including Azores Airlines, TAP Portugal, enforces its own specific rules and regulations regarding the transportation of ashes. Hence why we stay up-to-date with these airline policies to ensure compliance and smooth handling of the repatriation process between the UK/Ireland and Portugal.
Although we are able to transport ashes to Portugal, if you wish to scatter the ashes we advise reaching out to the local authorities for permission.
To guarantee a seamless passage and avoid any potential complications during the repatriation of ashes to Portugal, contact us today.
Do you cater to religions & beliefs when repatriating to Portugal?
How long does it take to repatriate a Body or Ashes to Portugal?
Ashes Repatriation: Can take only days to arrange, plus the flight time between UK/Ireland and Portugal which is approximately 2 - 4 hours.
Delays can occur for both ashes and body repatriation to Portugal due to the flight delays, family disputes, non-natural causes of death and more. Although not common, delays can occur due to limited staff, governing authorities and embassies on 10 June as this Portugal National Day.
How much does it cost to repatriate a body to Portugal?
How much does it cost to repatriate Ashes to Portugal?
The contact details for the Embassy of Portugal
11 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PP