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Greece - Shipping Requirements

Requirements:

Transport of Human Remains

1. Certified copies of Death certificate (3)

2. Burial/Transit Permit

3. Passport of decedent (note: if not a Greek passport you must have an apostille on the Death Certificates) Apostille and Death Certificate have to be sent out to be translated by a translation service designated by the consulate.

4. Embalmer's affidavit (signed and notarized)

5. Letter of non-contagious disease (signed and notarized)

6. Funeral home letter (signed and notarized) stating: 1) only remains are inside the casket; 2) flight itinerary; 3) consignee's name, address, and telephone number; 4) name of cemetery and the town in which it is located

7. No restrictions on type of Casket

8. Screw down steel liner & Outer wood box required

9. A copy of the funeral bill

 

Consulates: http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/209851.htm#greece

Website: http://www.greekembassy.org/