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

8. Sealer Casket (w/ 3" of peat, sawdust, or powdered charcoal moistened with an antiseptic solution

9. All wood shipping container with Zinc liner (secured by screws not more than 8" apart with 3 metal bands

 

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

Website: http://www.embassy.org/embassies/ga.html