If a loved
one dies outside their country of residence, you’ll want to get them home as
soon as you can. However, the process of body repatriation can seem a little
confusing so it’s important that you get help from an experienced funeral
service who know exactly what needs to be done.
Read on to
learn a little more about the process.
thing that needs to be done is to notify the authorities where the person has
died so the death can be officially registered. The British embassy can help with the process of
registering the death abroad and in some cases, you can also register the death
with the UK authorities at the same time.
loved one can be brought home, you need to have the right documentation,
●Permission to transport the body
●Notification to UK coroner – if the
death was sudden, violent or accidental
need to have a number of travel arrangements organised such as having the body
transported by air back to the UK and transport from the airport. The price of
this service will depend on a number of factors such as where the deceased is
loved one is back in the UK, you will need to organise the funeral itself.
There is a lot of option to consider, but a professional funeral service will
guide you through each step and help you choose what’s best. Things to consider
●Deciding between a burial or
●Choosing a casket or urn
●Picking funeral transport e.g.
horse-drawn carriage or motorcycle hearse
●Finding the right funeral flower and
●Having a memorial or headstone custom
Here at Normington & Sons
, based in Wakefield, we have over 50
years of experience arranging funerals for clients in the local area and
nearby. From burials to cremations, transportation to flowers, our helpful and
compassionate team will help you plan the perfect send-off. For more
information get in touch