Are you looking for International Mortuary Shipping? At Bergen Funeral Service, we offer International Mortuary Shipping for your loved ones. When you contact us for assistance, a funeral director will immediately assist you and answer any questions you may have.
There are several procedures to bringing the body of your loved one home from the United States. Navigating all of the processes and paperwork involved can be time-consuming for individuals. Thus, it’s easier to let a licensed funeral home, which specializes in international mortuary shipping to handle all the details. Outlined below are the procedures a licensed funeral will go through to safely and securely ship your loved one’s body to your home country.
Shipping a Deceased Body Internationally
To ship a deceased body to another country from the U.S., several TSA policy and airlines rules and regulation must be met. First of all, the body must be embalmed in compliance with US standards and shipped in a TSA approved transportation container. Also, some vital documents will be required to process the body at the airport and to travel with the body.
These documents include several copies of the deceased’s death certificate, the deceased’s passport, communicable disease and funeral home affidavits, and transfer permits. Translation of all documents may also be required if the body is being shipped to a non-English speaking country. The name and location of the funeral home that will receive the body in the country it is being shipped to must also be provided.
If you need help completing the appropriate procedure to get your deceased loved one shipped home in a timely and secure manner, Bergen funeral service is a known international mortuary shipper in the U.S. Our international mortuary shipping services include the preparation of the body for transport to meet all TSA policy and airline rules and regulation, as well as preparing, filing and obtaining all documents such as death certificate, affidavits, transit permit, and more.
For more information about our International Mortuary Shipping service contact Bergen Funeral Service at (800) 262-7901.
Bergen Funeral Service – Your trusted source for International Mortuary Shipping