Whether a death has occurred overseas or within Australia, Sylvan Funerals staff are able to assist in transporting your loved one’s body to where the funeral service is being held. Some of the key elements we will manage for you as part of our service includes:
To speak to a consultant, please phone (07) 3812 4000, 24 hours a day.
Step 1 is to contact our staff on (07) 3812 4000 to begin the process of transferring the deceased into our care. During this time, we will work with the family and key providers to gather the information required to repatriate. Information required includes:
Once we have received all necessary information, our staff will deal direct with the appropriate consulate offices to secure the required documentation for Approval to Send.
The number of variables involved in repatriation makes this a difficult question to answer, however interstate transfer can be as little as a few hundred dollars depending on the distance being traveled.
For Overseas repatriation, the variables increase due to flights and choice of airlines. While our staff work with international carriers to find the most cost effective options, our experience shows that families should budget from $7,000+.