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Japan - 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

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

7. Sealer casket

Transport of Cremated Remains

1. Certified copies of Death Certificate (2)

2. Cremation Certificate

3. Passport of deceased

4. Consular fee $23.00

Consulates: http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/209854.htm#japan

Website: http://www.embjapan.org/