Barbados

Body

Paperwork (English)
  • Burial Permit – Yes
  • Consulate Contact – No
  • Consulate documents required – No
  • Provincial Death Certificate (3 copies) – Yes
  • Certificate for Shipment of Body Out of Province (form 4) – Yes
  • Letter from Alberta Health (individual does not have communicable disease & no epidemic existed )  – Yes
  • Medical Certificate of Death – Yes
  • Letter of embalming (notarized)  – Yes
  • Identification – Yes
  • Notify the Funeral Home in charge of receiving the deceased  – Yes
  • Flight Itinerary – Yes
Outer Container
  • Hermetically Sealed Metal Liner Required – Yes
  • Overseas shipping container – Yes
  • Casket allowed – Yes
Deceased
  • Embalming Required – Yes

Urn – ship by Air

Paperwork (English)
  • Burial Permit – Yes
  • Certificate of cremation – Yes
  • Letter of non-Contraband – Yes
  • Provincial Death Certificate – Yes
  • A formal letter of request seeking permission to scatter cremated remains must be made to The Ministry of Health Dr. Joy St. John cmo@health.gov.bb or Ms. Tonya Brathwaite brathwaite@health.gov.bb. Upon arrival in the country, the person travelling with the urn is required to report to the office of the Environmental Health Department at the Grantley Adams International Airport – Port Health Officer.
Outer Container
  • Metal – no
  • Wood – shipping container
  • Marble – no
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