This page contains information on shipping cremated remains from Canada to Ireland. These rules are set by the Consulate of Ireland and we have provided their contact information below. The cost of a shipment from Canada to Ireland is determined by the funeral home fees for handling the arrangements and the fees set by the Ireland consulate. Please call or request a quote for exact pricing information.

Shipping Of Cremated Remains To Ireland

  • Declaration of Contents from the funeral home
  • Certificate of Cremation from the Crematorium
  • Funeral Director Statement of Death
  • Burial Permit
  • If flying with the cremated remains, an approved urn to go through security or a temporary plastic urn

Shipping Of Human Remains To Scotland

Containers required:

  • Hermetically sealed meter liner (either with a glass window or all metal top) inside a family chosen casket or temporary wooden shipping container.

Documentation required:

  • Funeral Director Statement of Death
  • Letter of Embalming from funeral home and Declaration of Contents on company letterhead
  • Burial Permit
  • Coroners’ Out of Province Certificate
  • Health Letter from Alberta Health Services confirming no contagious diseases
  • Name, address, and phone number of consignee

Contact the Consulate of Ireland 

Embassy of Ireland in Ottawa

Suite 1105, 130 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4   Tel: 613-233-6281   Fax: 613-233-5835
Email: Submit your query

Consulate General of Ireland in Vancouver

1300, 1095 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 2M6    Phone 236-521-7300

Email: Submit your query


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