FAQ on Shipping Bodies Overseas

Feb 2, 2013 | 0 comments

NFDAThe National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) recently posted a Frequently Asked Questions page on shipping bodies internationally. If you’ve ever wondered what you need to know this is a great page to visit.

You can also find answers to other shipping questions on this area of the NFDA website. It provides concrete answers to these questions:

  1. What documents are needed to send to another country?
  2. What documents and procedures are needed to ship a body on an airline?
  3. What is the Known Shipper Program?
  4. Must I be a Known Shipper with each airline?
  5. What is needed to ship cremated remains?
  6. May I ship created remains through the mail?
  7. What do I do if I need documents translated?
  8. I need to speak to a funeral home in the destination country and they do not speak English, what should I do?
  9. What do I do if the body exceeds the airline weight limit?
  10. Is there a place to locate a countries embassy/consulate?
  11. I can not get in touch with the consulate, what should I do?
  12. What is an apostille?

Check it out if you have questions about shipping bodies or cremated remains!

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