Repatriation of Body from Ireland to the USA

Homeland International can support with the repatriation of remains from Ireland to the USA. We have extensive experience in global repatriation services, including to or from both Ireland and the USA. We understand the requirements for paperwork and processes to ensure the repatriation of remains can go as smoothly as possible.

How Body Repatriation from Ireland to the USA works:

Repatriation from Ireland usually takes about 7 to 10 days to complete back to the USA. The process time takes into consideration the lead times of all the different government departments we have to obtain paperwork from.

Once we have the paperwork, we can arrange an embalming and a repatriation coffin suitable for the repatriation of remains. Then we can arrange flight bookings back to most international airports in the USA. 

Documentation Required for Repatriation of Remains from Ireland to the USA

Documents for you to provide to Homeland International

  • Death Certificate (if registered already)
  • Passport of the deceased person
  • Removal Authorisation forms from place of death
  • 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
  • Consular Mortuary Certificate
  • Other local paperwork 

Locations in Ireland we can repatriate from

We are usually able to arrange flights back to most international destinations from Dublin airport as well as occasionally from Cork and Shannon. We regularly support with repatriation back to New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston and many other cities across the USA.

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 Ireland including:

  • Dublin
  • Cork
  • Limerick
  • Galway
  • Waterford
  • Drogheda
  • Swords
  • Dundalk
  • Bray
  • Navan

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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