Repatriation of Body from Australia

Homeland International provide repatriation of remains services from anywhere in Australia with costs usually between £5,000.00 - £7,000.00. We manage all the paperwork required for the repatriation from Australia to the UK including the liaison with the airlines.
Full costs are confirmed once we have received up to date costs from the airlines. To get started:

How Body Repatriation from Australia works:

Homeland International provides everything required for the repatriation of your loved one from Australia. Typically, a repatriation usually takes between 5 to 7 days however in certain situations, such as if a coroner or the police are involved, this may extend the time frame slightly. 

Once in our care, our team will care for the person who has died, complete the embalming which is required for repatriation and prepare the coffin for international transportation back home.

Documentation Required for Repatriation of Remains from Australia

Documents for you to provide to Homeland International

  • Passport of the deceased person
  • Death Certificate
  • Homeland International Authorisation Form (this will be sent to you for completion)
  • There may be a requirement for additional paperwork from you, we will advise you if anything else is required when starting repatriation arrangements

Documents which Homeland International will obtain 

  • Export Certificate
  • Freedom from Infection Certificate
  • Embalming Certificate
  • Funeral Directors Declaration Certificate
  • Air Waybill document from airline
  • Other local paperwork

Locations in Australia we can repatriate from

We are usually able to arrange flights back to most international destinations from airports in Australia such as as well as others. On arrival back to the destination country, Homeland International can support with the customs clearance at the airport and the transport back to the home town/city.

We can arrange repatriation of remains from anywhere in Australia including:

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Byron Bay
  • Cairns
  • Canberra
  • Gold Coast
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Sydney
  • Tasmania

Request Quotation

Please provide us with some information such as where the repatriation is to and from so we can provide a quotation to you. You can contact us using one of the methods below:


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