ASPxHyperLink    ASPxHyperLink      ASPxHyperLink       Date: søndag, 21 oktober, 2018
Repatriation Remains

                       PROCEDURE OF TRANSPORTING A DECEASED TO UGANDA FOR BURIAL
               1.  A Death Certificate from Hospital, or any extract from the Registrar of Death.
               2.  A Certificate of Embalming of the remains.  This is obtainable from theDepartment of Pathology
               3.  A Certificate of Sealing.  The remains have to be laid in a Zinc coffin, surrounded by a wooden coffin.  This is referred to as hermetically sealed.
               4.  A Certificate of Transportation of the remains (Laisser-passer) for a corpse out of the country (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland)).
               5.  A Certificate to indicate that death was not caused by contagious disease.
               6. A Permit for corpse, this is a requirement in the Nordic Region.
               7. Four copies of the bio data page of the Passport of the deceased. (which will bear full names, date of birth).
               8. Four copies of the bio data page of the Passport of the deceased. (which will bear full names, date of birth).
               9. All the documents should be translated in English, and to be sent to the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda, Sofievej 15, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark, where we shall verify that documents are authentic,   and issued by the authorized Nordic country official(s).
             10. The sealing certificate should be issued by funeral directors.  Please note that it is necessary to have a family/friend/next of kin representative present when coffin is being sealed.

               Further information can be obtained from the nearest Funeral Parlor  your country of residence.

CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS FOR RETURNING THE REMAINS OF A DECEASED UGANDAN

Certification is done free of charge. Processing time is 2 working days.

The following original documents are required for certification:

  1. Cover letter written by the Applicant addressed to:

“H.E. The Ambassador

Embassy of the Republic of Uganda

Copenhagen

DENMARK

requesting for Certification of documents.

2.     A Signed letter of request for certification from a responsible person e.g. a relative, an employer etc

The Passport of the deceased.

4.     A Death Certificate.

5.     A Certificate of Embalmment.

6.     A Burial permit from the local authority where the deceased person resided.

7.     A certificate of no contagious diseases.

8.     The transporting airline will advise the applicant on an appropriate casket.

9.     Mailed documents should be accompanied by a prepaid self-addressed return envelope.

       
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