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

Shipping Of Cremated Remains (Urn) To Netherlands

  • Letter of non-contraband
  • Certificate of Cremation
  • Official Death Certificate from Vital Statistics of Alberta
  • Burial Permit

Wait 1 Month

  • Under Dutch law an ash container must remain at the crematorium for 1 month. So, you will have to wait 1 month before taking the ashes to the Netherlands. If you want to take the ashes to the Netherlands earlier, you must request permission from the public prosecutor. You may need to ask the local authorities for permission as well. Laws and regulations for taking the ashes home are different in each country.

Embassy/Consulate Contact

Embassy in Ottawa

Address - 350 Albert Street | Suite 2020. Ottawa, ON K1R 1A4  Phone - (+1) 613-237-5031  24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Fax -(+1) 6132376471

E-mail -

Consulate General in Vancouver

Address -Three Bentall Centre, Suite 883, 595 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V7X 1C4  Phone - +1-604-684-6448

E-mail -

NO consular involvement required

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