To Transport Human Remains to Liberia

Requirements for the Death Certificate to Transport Human Remains to Liberia

Requirements are as follows:

1. Letter from Funeral Homes indicating arrangements for the transfer of remains.

2. Notarized Embalmer’s Affidavit/Certificate stating that the body was duly embalmed and is in sanitary condition from shipment abroad. If cremated, the Notarized Certificate of Cremation must be submittd in lieu of the Embalmer’s Certificate;

3. Certified True Burial Transit Permit for the remains;

4. Certified True Copy of Death Certificate issued by US Authorities;

5. Notarized Health Department Certificate stating that the casket contains only the body of the deceased did not die of Contagious Disease. If cremated, this in not required to be submitted;

6. Notarized Mortuary Certificate stating that the casket contains only the body of the deceased and how the body will be shipped. If cremated, the Notarized Mortuary Certificate must state that the urn contains only the cremated remains;

7. Currently or previously valid Liberian Passport of the deceased;

8. Flight information (Name of Airline, Flight Number, Date and Time of Departure/Arrival, Name, Address and Telephone Number of Shipping Funeral Home, and Name, Address and Telephone Number of receiving Funeral Homes.

9. The Casket should be sealed, Airtight, and Water-resistant and lined.

10. Also must produce 2 copies of all documents upon submission.

11. Embalmer must come in at the Consulate in person with his/her License ID to sign documents.

12. A processing fee of One Hundred Fifty US Dollars ($150.00) Money Order.

For Canadian citizens, please be advised that we do not accept Canadian postal money orders

Note: In conjunction with our Embassy of Liberia in Washington D.C. as of April 1, 2010 the processing fee will increase to $150.00.