Perth Repatriation Services
Repatriation is the process of taking a loved one home to their country of origin for burial or cremation. Bellrae Mortuary Services aims to simplify this process for families dealing with loss overseas or away from home.
Our transparent repatriation pricing helps families understand the financial aspects of repatriation, ensuring they are prepared for the costs involved in the process of bringing their loved one home.
Repatriation requirements differ based on the destination country’s laws and customs, including specific handling and preparation of the body, documentation, transport and flights from Australia.
To begin the repatriation process, the first step is to provide us with the required information to bring your loved one into our care. Find our key repatriation documents here or contact us for more information and assistance.
International repatriations involve transporting the deceased person overseas. Each destination country has specific requirements for accepting a deceased body, and Bellrae offers specialist knowledge of different countries and their regulations.
Interstate repatriations refer to the transport of the deceased within the same country. In Australia, repatriation to another state requires specific documentation and transport arrangements.
Repatriation is the process of returning a loved one’s remains to their country of origin for burial or cremation. Repatriation after death is often needed when a person passes away far from their home country or desired resting place.
Repatriation of remains a highly sensitive process, requiring adherence to both legal and cultural requirements, complex logistics, and often international coordination.
Repatriation services offered by Bellrae are essential in providing respectful, dignified, and legally compliant transport of deceased persons. The repatriation process encompasses a range of activities and considerations, from logistical arrangements to emotional support for the bereaved families.
Requirements for repatriation
When repatriating your loved one overseas, some practices and procedures must take place to ensure the safe and respectful transport of the body.
- Regulations: Compliance with International Air Freight Regulations, as required.
- Embalming: To repatriate your loved one, embalming is a requirement set by airlines for flight transportation.
Comprehensive repatriation services
Simplify the process of repatriating your loved one from Australia to their homeland.
Bellrae Mortuary Services offers end-to-end solutions for repatriation after death. We handle all aspects of body repatriation, ensuring compliance with international standards and regulations.
We are dedicated to ensuring the dignified and smooth return of a loved one’s remains to their homeland or chosen resting place. Our overseas repatriation service aims to alleviate the burden on families during difficult times by managing the complex and sensitive process of repatriating the deceased.
Personalised care and support
Compassionate assistance in managing all aspects of repatriation.
Bellrae provides personalised support to grieving families, understanding the emotional and logistical complexities involved.
We offer support in managing the complex repatriation process, including legal paperwork, death certificate, cultural requirements, and transportation logistics.
Experienced and compassionate team
Extensive expertise in arranging both interstate and international repatriations.
Our qualified embalmers prioritise the care of your loved one, ensuring the dignified and smooth return of the deceased to their homeland or chosen resting place.
Our team are experienced in all aspects of repatriation, with specialised knowledge of international funeral customs, medical certificate requirements, and logistics.
From documentation and legal formalities to coordinating with consulates, and airlines and arranging the transportation of the deceased person from Australia to the destination country.
Facilities and additional support
Comfortable space for family and friends to say goodbye.
Bellrae’s facilities are equipped to handle the specific circumstances of repatriation, including embalming, advanced reconstructive techniques and appropriate storage.
Bellrae also offers a private lounge and viewing area with amenities for families to gather and find solace during this difficult time.
Importance of repatriation services
Cultural significance: Many cultures and religions emphasise the importance of returning the deceased to their homeland for funeral arrangements and final rites.
Emotional closure: Repatriation allows family members to perform traditional mourning practices, which can be crucial for emotional closure.
Legal compliance: Ensures all international and local laws regarding the transporting of human remains are meticulously followed.
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