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Sri Lanka - Shipping Requirements

Requirements:

Transport of Human Remains

1. Certified copies of Death certificate (2)

2. Burial/Transit Permit with raised seal

3. Passport of decedent

4. Embalmer's affidavit

5. Letter of non-contagious disease from State or County official on official letterhead

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

7. If death was an accident or a suicide, they require a copy of the police report

8. No casket requirements

9. Zinc-lined wood box, not a screw down

10. Consulate wants to witness sealing

11. No consulate fees

Transport of Cremated Remains

1. All above documentation

2. Metal Urn (plastics not acceptable)

 

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

Website: http://www.slembassyusa.org/