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Ethiopia - 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

5. Letter of non-contagious disease from State or County health office

6. A letter from the family requesting permission

7. Inspection by consulate representative

8. Funeral home letter stating: 1) only remains are inside the casket; 2) flight itinerary; 3) consignee's name, address, and telephone number; Letter must include the name of the deceased, place of birth & death, final disposition and next of kin authorizing arrangements

9. No casket requirements – Ziegler is ok

10. All wood shipping container with zinc liner

11. No consul inspection is required and no fee. The Consul will issue permission letter

 

Consulates: http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/209849.htm#ethiopia

Website: http://www.ethiopianembassy.org/