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Distance is No Barrier to Saying Goodbye: The Last Journey's International Repatriation Services

Dead Body Transportation from Nigeria to India

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Dead Body Transport from Nigeria to India

It is unbearable to accept the sudden loss of a close family member or friend who was living abroad. The pain of living miles apart gets intensified when you come across the complex procedure of a dead body shifting to the homeland.

With the professional guidance and assistance of a certified funeral direction team, a bereaved family can mourn the loss peacefully in such cases. These teams take charge of all responsibilities included in the repatriation process.

The New Delhi-based Last Journey funeral direction team lends a helping hand to lessen the pain of grievers through its highly promising services. You can hire the globally prevailed dead body relocation services of Last Journey for shifting the remains from Nigeria to India.

What are the prime areas where a family needs professional assistance in a legal dead body relocation?

  • Registering the death of the deceased in Nigerian records
  • Contacting authorities, mortuary house and local funeral teams on behalf of the family
  • Arranging essential services on the ground like domestic transportation, dead body freezer box, coffin box, casket and metal container etc.
  • Sending the dead body for medical examination and embalming
  • Collecting important documents in original as well as photocopy format
  • Online ticket booking for two-way air cargo & flight services
  • Updating the family through the online portal if only the team is conducting the repatriation process



How does the team obtain crucial documents/certificates or valid papers in Nigeria?

Last Journey team hires only well-skilled, certified and knowledgeable workers to deliver services in complex procedures like dead body transportation. Our teammates are completely aware of the required documents and the liable departments that grant them.

A quick view of the essential papers one must have while relocating a dead body from Nigeria to India.

  • Filled form for the death registration
  • Death Certificate of the deceased person from a certified hospital authority of Nigeria. It must mention the cause of the death.
  • Postmortem reports if the demise was caused due to murder, accident or suicide, etc.
  • Reports of embalming signed by the senior embalming doctor
  • A certificate for the perfect quality of the coffin box
  • Original Indian passport & visa of the deceased person with a copy
  • Each family member participating in the repatriation must carry original Indian IDs
  • The sponsoring funeral direction team should have a copy of the certified license
  • A letter stating absence of non-communicable disease in the dead body by the Public Health Department of Nigeria
  • Details of the consignee (name, contact number and address)
  • Consent letter by the family of the deceased
  • Details of the booked tickets for two-way air cargo & flight services
  • Clearance from the Airport Authority of Nigeria
  • Local area police clearance while collecting the remains from the mortuary or place of demise

In a stepwise manner, the team will approach different concerned departments of Nigeria, share the essential information and ask them to grant the above-listed documents. After collecting all of them, our team members will arrange at least 10 xeroxes of each paper.

Which services do we provide to the dead body for safety & dignity during repatriation?

As a responsible funeral direction entity, Last Journey leaves no stone unturned in providing the utmost safety and dignity to the remains.

We arrange -:

  • A well-equipped ambulance van for locally shifting the body from one place to another
  • A dead body cooling box will be arranged to provide favorable temperature to the remains
  • The body will be shifted to a certified embalming center where a team of doctors replace body fluid with a chemical mixture
  • The embalmed body will be placed in a coffin box and sealed properly for final airlifting.

Why choose two-way air cargo services?

Two-way air cargo services remove the burden of returning important papers and belongings of Nigeria after receiving the remains. The team will book the tickets online for both - shipping the coffin box & accompanying family members. 

Steps To Be Done

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