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Shipping Human Remains
Casket in an Airtray at airport cargo facility
Casket in an Airtray at airport cargo facility
 

Human remains may be transported to another state or another country by AIR.

Requirements: 

  • The remains are prepared by the procedure of Embalming, placed in a Casket and an Airtray or Shipping Box and taken to the airport for scheduled transportation by air.

Domestic Shipping:

  • Transit Disposition Permit
  • Name, address, telephone number, fax number and confirmation of Funeral Home or Mortuary receiving the remains

Worldwide/International Shipping:

  • Permission from the Country's Consulate
  • Transit Disposition Permit
  • Letter of Non-Contagious Disease from County Health Department-County of Death
  • Notarized Affidavit of Embalming
  • Consulate Documents
  • Name, address, telephone number, fax number and confirmation of persons receiving the remains
  • Confirmation from the airlines
  • Metal Sealer Casket

Shipping of Cremated Remains:

  • Transit Disposition Permit
  • Hand carried by Next of Kin or Next of Kin's agent on the airplane
  • Sent via United States Postal Service
  • Some Countries require permission from their Consulate







 
 




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