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Dominican Republic - Shipping Requirements

Requirements:

Transport of Human Remains

1. Certified copy of Death certificate

2. Burial/Transit Permit

3. Passport of decedent

4. Embalmer's affidavit (notarized)

5. Letter of non-contagious disease (notarized)

6. Funeral home letter stating: 1) only remains are inside the casket; 2) flight itinerary; 3) consignee's name, address, and telephone number; 4) cemetery name and location

7. Casket – hermetically sealed

8. All wood shipping container is ok if sealer is used

9. Documents to be translated to Spanish

10. Consulate Fees: $150.00. Cash is needed as they do not accept checks. The Consulate will help translate to Spanish.

 

Consulates: http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/209848.htm#dominican

Website: http://www.domrep.org/