Body & Ashes Repatriation Portugal

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1. Collect your loved one

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3. Transported home


Body Repatriation
The particulars of the deceased, including specific details such as the name and information, are associated with the coffin, creating a cohesive connection.

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.
Ashes Reptriation
The particulars of the deceased.

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.

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Portugal is a country located in southwestern Europe, with a population estimated to be around 10 million people. It is known for its beautiful coastline, historic cities, and rich maritime history. The official language spoken in Portugal is Portuguese.

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.
In the event of the most unfortunate circumstances, should an individual from England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, or any non-native origin pass away in Portugal, Rosy International's Portugal team is ready to assist in repatriating their remains (including ashes) back to the UK or Ireland. We can arrange collection from Lisbon, Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Amadora, Braga or any other specified location in Portugal.
Conversely, the Portuguese community in the UK is quite extensive and can be found in various cities, with larger communities in London, Manchester, Birmingham, and Glasgow.
In the event of the passing of your beloved in any of the mentioned cities above or elsewhere, we stand ready to assist you in repatriating your loved ones remains to Portugal, if needed. In the subsequent sections, we will delve into the process of bringing your loved one back to Portugal from the UK or Ireland.
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What happens when Portuguese die in the UK or Ireland?

If your loved one is an Portuguese national and died in the UK or Ireland, it is essential to register the death with the local council to obtain the official death certificate. Should you desire to lay your loved one to rest in Portugal, you would need to contact an International Funeral Director, such as ourselves, to initiate the repatriation process back to Afghanistan.

Why repatriate a body/ashes back to Portugal?

There are several reasons why you might wish to repatriate your loved one back to Portugal, especially if they were just visiting the UK or Ireland. In such cases, we strongly advise reaching out to the travel insurance company as they typically provide financial assistance. Other reasons why you may prefer repatriating your loved one back to Afghanistan include, Portuguese culture often emphasizes family ties and a strong connection to the land. Being buried in Portugal allows individuals to maintain connections with their homeland, honor their Portuguese heritage, and participate in traditional funeral practices. Regardless of the reason we are here to help.

Please be aware that repatriating a body to Portugal, usually requires the deceased to be an citizen or originate from Portugal.
Body Repatriation

How can we help repatriate a body to Portugal?

Here at Rosy International we can help bring your loved ones back to Lisbon, Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Amadora, Braga or any other location in Portugal. Our dedicated Rosy International Portugal team will obtain all the required certificates and permits on your behalf. Additionally, we efficiently manage transportation to any airport in Portugal e.g. Lisbon Portela Airport or any other designated airport. Rest assured, our team will seamlessly coordinate with the Portugal authorities and the Embassy of Portugal to facilitate smooth passage.

How can we help repatriate Ashes to Portugal?

We offer compassionate assistance in repatriating ashes back to Portugal with our personal door-to-door service where one of the Rosy international agents will travel to Afghanistan and personally deliver the ashes. Our dedicated team will handle all necessary procedures, including obtaining the required documents such as the cremation certificate from you and a letter from local authorities to allow us to fly 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?

We cater for all religious beliefs including Buddhist, Chinese Universalist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Atheist, Agnostic, Non-Religious & more. Please note that transporting a body/ashes to Portugal will involve certain rules and restrictions which may go against certain beliefs. Find out more by contacting Rosy International today.
Ashes Repatriation

How long does it take to repatriate a Body or Ashes to Portugal?

Body Repatriation: Typically takes 7 to 14 days. However, each situation is unique and may differ from one case to another.
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?

From the UK/Ireland this typically will cost for our personal door to door service (not cargo) is between £845 - £1445. However, please note prices could be more or less.

How much does it cost to repatriate Ashes to Portugal?

From the UK/Ireland this costs between £2655 - £3255. However, please note prices could be more or less.

The contact details for the Embassy of Portugal

For any reason you wish to contact Embassy of Portugal, please see their details below:

11 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PP

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