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Samoa - 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. Application listing the name of deceased, date/place/cause of death, and that the body is embalmed, presented to the department of health

6. Letter of non-contagious disease from County Health Office, notarized and authenticated

7. Letter of preparation on funeral home letterhead, notarized and authenticated

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

9. Hermetically sealed Casket

10. All wood outer shipping container

Consulates: http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/209863.htm#samoa

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