We support funeral directors across Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland with their customs clearance requirements when repatriating the deceased.

At CustomsLink, we provide a service you can count on, so the families counting on you can have a stress-free service for their loved ones. 

"We would like to acknowledge our appreciation to Mel and all the staff in the department for their patience and assistance in guiding us through the new regulations for transportation of human remains to Ireland." Paul M

What customs documents do you need?

This will depend on which country you are transporting to and from. In general, the following documents will be required:

  • Port pass
  • C21 document
  • GMR for transporting into and out of Republic of Ireland (ROI)
  • PBN for transporting into and out of ROI
  • GMR for transporting into Northern Ireland (NI) from Great Britain (GB)

We can help you through this process. When you get in touch with us, our expert team will clarify your next steps and help to make the process as smooth as possible.

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What other documents are required?

  • Passport or birth certificate of the deceased
  • Free from infection certificate (where applicable)
  • Embalming certificate
  • Death certificate
  • Coroners’ Out of England certificate
  • Transportation details

How can we help?

Our human remains customs clearance team is led by Melanie who has a wealth of experience in supporting customers with these customs documents. 

"We understand that transporting human remains can be a delicate and sensitive challenge. That’s why we offer customs support 7 days a week to help make the process as smooth as possible." Mel, Specialist Custom Clearance Expert

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Do you need expert support with your body repatriation customs clearance?

Contact Melanie to discuss your requirements