International Repatriation

US / UK / Australia / China / UAE / Singapore / Europe / Russia / Asia / Africa

Repatriation is the process wherein human remains or dead bodies are transported from a foreign territory to the native land of the deceased. It involves a lot of legal and strict red tape rules and regulations of both countries to be followed. Only an experienced entity or group of people can manage to repatriate the last remains of a dead person from a foreign territory.
Nowadays people are on a constant move around the globe and more and more of us experience the death of a loved one while they are away from home. We completely understand the difficult and confusing situation, when a friend or relative dies abroad. This is where Beleiv steps in and helps families, friends and communities repatriate the dead bodies of their loved ones from all four corners of the globe.
At Beleiv, we specialise in repatriations and funeral services for people of all religions. Our team of experienced and multi-lingual staff assist with repatriations from any city/country worldwide. Our expert dedicated team works around the clock to provide you with end-to-end, 24-hour service, throughout the year. We have strong and reliable contacts and offer services in the US, UK, Netherlands, Germany, France, Scotland, Norway, Australia, Newzealand, UAE, Dubai, China, Bangladesh, Qatar, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia etc.,
Dealing with the red tape and official rules and formalities involved in transporting a deceased body from far off place can be very distressing. At this emotionally draining time, we are here to provide you with support and guidance, helping you pass the difficult journey smoothly and providing you with solitude time to grieve peacefully.
Beleiv works meticulously with all consular and embassies, helping in transporting the dead body from anywhere in the world. We are prepared diligently and understand all the required procedures and documentation for the International repatriation of deceased bodies.
The Repatriation Services offered at Beleiv are:


  • Full International Repatriation services from any country in the world
  • Guidance on all Repatriation documentation and coffin requirements.
  • Procurement of Death certificates, Medical Certificates Invoices and Reports.
  • Air ticket booking services and airway bills.
  • Unsealing the coffin which is repatriated, as well as removing the metal lining.
  • Embalming services of the dead bodies according to the climate of both countries.


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What does Repatriation mean?

Repatriation is the process of transporting a deceased individual from one country to another, where the family members of the deceased person are residing. Some people from India, who die abroad would have expressed a desire to be buried or cremated in India. This will be taken care of and adequate services are provided by Beleiv.

Can anyone arrange Air transportation for the dead body personally?

No. Airlines authorities will not approve. Only certified Funeral Service providers like Beleiv or a specialized transport company can arrange for domestic or International dead-body Transportation Services.

Is it necessary to contact two shipping companies, while transporting dead bodies between two countries?

Not every time. At Beleiv, our funeral directors will be contacting their partners or shipping authorities in both countries for easy and hassle-free transportation of dead bodies.

What is the duration taken to repatriate a body?

The time taken to repatriate the body varies and depends on the distance of the place the individual died. Although it normally takes between 5 to 7 days, if the deceased died of natural causes. If there is a delay due to post-mortem procedures, it may take 10 to 15 days as the case may be.

What documents are necessary for repatriation to India?

Repatriation of a loved one’s body to India will need the following documentation:

  • Death Registration Form (for Indian nationals only).
  • Original death certificate as well as a copy.
  • Permit for Burial or Cremation.
  • A letter or certificate of “Non-Communicable Disease” from the Public Health Office.
  • Out-of-province coroner’s certificate, Embalming certificate, consignee’s details such as., name, address, phone number, etc.
  • Flight Information

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