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Ireland - Shipping Requirements

Requirements:

Transport of Human Remains

1. Certified copy of the death certificate (must have raised seal)

2. Letter of non-contagious disease from County or State Health Office (must have raised seal)

3. Burial/Transit permit (mist have raised seal)

4. Metal sealer casket

5. Wood bottom base air-tray is acceptable

6. Letter of preparation and contents of casket on funeral home letterhead

7. Name, address, & telephone number of consignee in Ireland

8. No legalization or inspection by Consulate (papers must accompany remains)

Transport of Cremated Remains

1. Ashes may be mailed or hand carried by a certified d/c and the cremation affidavit, both with raised seals for inspection

Consulates: http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/209853.htm#ireland

Website: http://www.embassyofireland.org/