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Shipment of Human Remains

 

Shipment of Human Remains

SHIPMENT OF HUMAN REMAINS TO ITALY

  • 2 long form Death Certificates with Apostille and translation into Italian
    (Please be advised that this Office CANNOT register the death in Italy without said document)
  • woman’s maiden name MUST appear
  • Proof of  citizenship  (passport, green card, naturalization certificate, certificate of birth etc.).
  • 1 medical certificate on doctor’s or hospital’s letterhead stating cause of death and non-communicable disease.   Doctor’s  name and surname must be legible. Apostille required.
  • 1 certificate from the Health Department stating non-communicable diseases in the area of death.  Apostille required.
  • 1 affidavit from funeral home director as per attached form.  Apostille required.
  • 1 data sheet for the deceased on funeral home letterhead stating the following information:
  • exact name and surname (maiden name for women)
  • exact date and place of birth, including name of city/town and province
  • airport of arrival in Italy – Milan or Rome
  • exact city / town and province of burial in Italy
  • address and phone number of relative in the USA and/or Italy
  • address and phone number of receiving funeral home

Apostille instructions follow

Please be advised that 1 additional death certificate will be requested at airport


SHIPMENT OF ASHES TO ITALY

  • 2 long form Death Certificate with Apostille and translation into Italian
    (Please be advised that this Office CANNOT register the death in Italy without said document)
  • 1 cremation certificate. Apostille required.
  • 1 data sheet for the deceased (see above)
  • A photocopy of the Italian passport, if the deceased person was Italian citizen.

The urn containing the cremains must be sealed and placed inside a wooden box.  The box’s lid must be sealed with 4 screws.

 


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