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France - Shipping Requirements

Requirements:

Transport of Human Remains

1. Certified copies of Death certificate (2)

2. Burial/Transit Permit

3. Passport of decedent

4. Embalmer's affidavit

5. Authorization from Mayor of Town in France (could be faxed directly to the Consulate)

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

7. A letter from the family requesting permission

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

9. Sealer Casket

10. All wood shipping container with banding

Consulates: http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/209850.htm#france

Website: http://www.info-france-usa.org/