Repatriation Pricing

Repatriation involves returning the deceased’s body to their home country or desired location. This process can be complex and sensitive, requiring a detailed understanding of the associated repatriation costs.

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Specialising in repatriation services

Our expertise in the dignified and respectful repatriation of deceased persons to their home countries ensures that the entire process is managed with the utmost care and sensitivity. Bellrae Mortuary Services specialises in handling the various fees and logistics associated with international transportation, providing clear, transparent pricing to avoid unexpected costs.

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Service inclusions

Our repatriation services include:

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Understanding repatriation costs

The cost of repatriating a deceased person back to their home country starts from $8,000.00 and can go up to $15,000.00.

These figures are indicative and subject to variation as each airline and consulate has different pricing structures and requirements.

Repatriations are also influenced by factors such as airline policies, consulate requirements, destination distance, health regulations, and the level of service requested.

At Bellrae, we are committed to providing clear, transparent pricing to avoid unexpected costs.


Costs involved in repatriation

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Next steps

Understanding the specific requirements for repatriation is essential. At Bellrae, we collect the necessary information from you to commence the preparation process. Our dedicated team guides you through every aspect of repatriation, providing support and information during this difficult time.

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Cost to repatriate your loved one home

At Bellrae Mortuary Services, we strive for clarity and transparency in our pricing, helping families make informed decisions. We are committed to handling the repatriation process with the care and respect your loved one deserves.

For more information about our repatriation services and pricing, please contact us at +61 8 9248 8082 or fill out an enquiry form today.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the costs associated with repatriating a deceased person to the home country?

The expenses for repatriating a body can vary significantly based on several factors. To get an accurate estimate, it’s advisable to consult with the receiving funeral director, who can provide personalised pricing information.

Bellrae Mortuary Services is dedicated to providing clarity and transparency in our pricing structure, assisting families in making informed decisions during a challenging time.

How long does it take to bring a body home from Australia?

The average timeframe for international repatriation varies between 7-10 business days, depending on factors such as the local funeral home arrangements, document translations, and consulate availability.

Can the deceased be repatriated to any location worldwide?

No, the possibility of repatriation depends on the unique requirements and conditions of each country. Some countries may only permit the repatriation of their citizens, while others may have restrictions based on factors like politics or safety concerns.

What is embalming, and is it required for the repatriation of a body?

Embalming is a necessary procedure for international body repatriations. It involves various treatments to sanitise and preserve the body for transportation. In exceptional cases, alternatives can be discussed, but international regulations and safety considerations must be taken into account.

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Exceptional, respectful care

We provide services including the preparation of bodies, various forms of Embalming, Advanced Reconstructive Techniques and Repatriation Services

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