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

Shipping of Cremated Remains To Venezuela

  • Certificate of Cremation from the Crematorium
  • Declaration of Contents from the Funeral Home
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate
  • Passport of the deceased, if available
  • Name, address and phone of consignee and Cemetery in Venezuela

Shipping of Human Remains To Venezuela

Containers required:

  • Hermetic inner sealer (either 1/2 glass or all metal top) inside a wooden casket or hermetically sealed Batesville type casket
  • Wooden or metal casket (must use 1/2 glass top if family wishes to view deceased in Venezuela)
  • Wooden shipping container

Documentation required:

  • Burial permit
  • Certified copies of Death Certificate {3} (Only 1 set delivered to Consul)
  • Letter from Public Health Department stating No Communicable Disease’ & outlining packaging procedure
  • Name, address and phone of consignee
  • Passport, if available
  • Flight itinerary indicating flight arrangements and who will receive the remains upon arrival {name address and phone #}
  • Letter of Embalming from Funeral Home & Declaration of contents
  • Coroners’ out of Province Certificate
  • Fee for Consulate changes with currency rate fluctuation, so check prior to confirm charge.

Consulates of Venezuela:

365 Bloor st. E., #1904, Toronto, ON Phone: 416-960-6070

2055 Peel St., #400, Montreal, QU Phone: 514-842-3417; Fax: 514-287-7101

P.O. Box 25, #32, R.R. #12, Calgary, AB Phone: 403-686-0500

Embassy: 32 Range Rd., Ottawa, ON K1N 8J4 Phone: 613-235-5151; Fax: 613-235-3205

Other Notes

Cremated remains:

Documentation is to be forwarded to Consulate prior to shipment and they provide clearance letter.
Any type of urn is acceptable. The urn should he placed in a wooden outer container, which the Consul does not usually put a seal on.
There is a fee from the Consulate.

Human remains:

All documents to be delivered. to Consulate and they will be returned once paperwork has been completed. Consul does not come to put seals on the container.

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