Repatriation of Remains to Spain

Homeland International support with repatriation of remains all over the world, every day. Homeland International are well experienced in body repatriation to Spain. Our lengthy experience built upon decades of repatriation assistance together with our relationships with airlines and embassies allows for a smooth repatriation service to Spain. In the past we have managed the repatriation of a famous American jazz musician from Spain to the USA, as well as a high profile repatriation of remains from Nepal to Spain. We regularly meet with our colleagues in Spain, attending the country regularly to work with our spanish providers as well as meeting with our clients based in Spain.

How Repatriation of Remains to Spain works

Homeland International provides everything required for repatriation of remains to Spain. Repatriation usually takes between 5 to 7 days however, certain situations, such as coroner involvement, could extend the time frame slightly. The team at Homeland International will care for the person who has died, complete the embalming which is required for repatriation and prepare the coffin for international transportation.

Estimate of Costs

Our Professional Fees
Local Removal (within M25) *
Care of the Deceased Person and International Embalming
Coffin Suitable for Repatriation
Coffin Preparation
Free from Infection Certificate
Transportation to the Airport
Flight to Spain **
Embassy Visit
*We are able to collect the deceased person from anywhere in the UK and will provide an additional cost for collection outside of London.
**Estimate based on 150KG, actual costing to be provided before repatriation.
Total Estimated Repatriation Cost


Documents Required for Repatriation of Remains to Spain

There is paperwork which needs to be applied for and obtained prior to repatriation. Some of these we require you to provide to us, the remainder is managed by Homeland International. This is described below:

Documents for you to provide to Homeland International
  • Passport of the deceased person
  • Two Death Certificates
  • Homeland International Authorisation Form (this will be sent to you for completion)
Documents which Homeland International will obtain
  • Out of England Certificate
  • Freedom from Infection Certificate
  • Embalming Certificate
  • Funeral Directors Declaration Certificate
  • Air Waybill document from airline

Airports we fly to in Spain

We are usually able to arrange flights to most international airports in Spain and its islands. On arrival, it is usually the company or person appointed by the family who will collect.

If, however, you require a recommendation or assistance with services in Spain then we have reliable contacts willing to assist. Airports we are usually able to repatriate to in Spain are:

  • Alicante
  • Barcelona
  • Fuerteventura
  • Lanzarote
  • Las Palmas
  • Madrid
  • Mahon
  • Malaga
  • Palma de Mallorca
  • Seville
  • Tenerife
  • Valencia

Begin Arrangements

We hope that this document helps answer some of your questions in relation to repatriation to Spain. To proceed with our services, we require you to complete our authorisation form which can be emailed, posted or completed at one of our offices in the UK. Once we have received the death certificate and passport, we can begin the repatriation procedure and will keep you updated at every stage.

Contact us to begin arrangements or ask any further questions you may have:


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