What documents are required for the shipment of human remains or urns for repatriation to the Philippines?
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Aside from the accomplishment of the Report of Death of deceased Filipino citizen, a Mortuary Certificate is also required for the shipment of human remains or urns for repatriation to the Philippines.
The following documents for the Shipment of Human Remains should be submitted (original and two (2) photocopies):
Note that bodies of persons who died as a consequence of any communicable disease should be properly embalmed and placed in a hermetically sealed metallic casket, which should be enclosed in a wooden coffin or case and securely screwed or nailed and carefully disinfected.
In requesting the shipment of urns, the following documents should be submitted (original and two (2) photocopies:
In order to ensure timely and expeditious processing of the accompanying documents, the requesting party should submit all the original documents required and the processing fee as soon as possible.
Payment in cash, company check and postal money order is accepted.