Whether a death has occurred overseas or within Australia, at Sylvan Funerals our family of staff are able to assist in transporting your loved one’s body to where it is required for the funeral service. 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.
The first step is to make contact with our staff by calling (07) 3812 4000 to being the process of transferring the deceased to a destination of safety and care. During this time, we will gather the clear instruction for what is required to occur in terms of repatriate (and they may come from the family, the travel insurer, or possibly even the consulate of their country of origin). Information which is required is:
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Once we have received all the necessary information, our staff will deal direct with the appropriate consulate offices to secure the required documentation for Approval to Send.
This question in itself is difficult to answer as there are many variables.
However, interstate transfer can be as little as a few hundred dollars, depending on the distance being traveled.
For Overseas repatriation, there are many more variables with the flights and airlines used being the main factor. In saying this, families should begin to budget $7000+. Our staff work with industry leaders in international flights to find the most cost effective options which also suit families timelines.