Documents for body repatriation from Russia

Repatriation Documents

Documents you’ll need to get the accompanying sheet at the embassy

  • Notarized translation of the deceased foreign citizen’s passport.
  • Stamped death certificate in Russian.
  • Rospotrebnadzor (SES) certificate.
  • Certificate of no unauthorized contents.

The embassy returns all the submitted documents, issues the accompanying sheet, and revokes the deceased person’s passport. At this point everything is ready for bringing the body home.

Documents for transportation

  • Rospotrebnadzor (SES) certificate.
  • Sealing certificate.
  • Stamped death certificate.
  • The deceased person’s passport.
  • Contact & passport information of the person who will pick up the body at the destination (full name, passport details, phone number).
  • The flight and airway bill number.

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