In the unfortunate event that a loved one were to pass on overseas, repatriation services will be needed in bringing the remains of the deceased home efficiently and safely. Repatriation services usually includes freight services, officiating the death of the loved one with a death certificate and registration of the death, engaging a Funeral Services provider to handle the logistics of the funeral and repatriation logistics. These services are provided so that you can be assured that the whole process will run smoothly while going through a time of grief.
Repatriation of Remains – Documents Required
Official documents are required for the engagement of any repatriation service. These documents include a Permit for the casket to be flown from the country of the deceased’s death to home, the Death Certificate, Embalming Certificate and the Encoffin Certificate – which will be taken care of by a Funeral Director (if engaged). When the documents have been collated, the Funeral Director can then start processing and preparing for the necessary funeral and logistical arrangements locally.
Role of a Funeral Director
A Funeral Director’s job scope encapsulates the following:
- Preparation of necessary Documents
- Arrangement of logistics for the repatriation service and funeral
- Communication between the deceased’s family and parties involved in the repatriation process and funeral arrangement
- Ensuring a smooth, hassle-free repatriation
Repatriation Services that we Provide
We offer repatriation services from Singapore and to Singapore. A Funeral Director will usually be assigned to work closely with you to make the necessary arrangements on your behalf, so that you can be assured of a hassle free process. The Funeral Director will be responsible for all communications between you and the relevant parties.
The Repatriation service from Singapore encapsulates the following: Collection of the deceased’s body from the place of death, Preparation of the body for embalming and encoffin, Handling of the documents to ensure that the body can be brought back home, Arranging for a flight back to home, Accommodation for the family of the deceased, as well as handling other special requests raised.
The Repatriation service to Singapore includes the following: Handling of all documents required for the logistical aspects to run smoothly and efficiently (such as confirmation of the identity of the deceased’s body and making sure that it is allowed to be brought back into Singapore), Arranging for the funeral to be held locally and all other details (like the venue and timing of the funeral), and to offer support and information on the preparation and procedures of the repatriation process.
Why Solace (安祥殡葬礼仪)?
The Tee Family has been in the funeral trade since 1965, helping bereaved Singapore families of all race and religion with all types of funeral arrangements. And with Solace, being helmed by our founder, Damien Tee (a third generation Tee family funeral director), you are assured of an experienced funeral services provider whenever you hire us. With us, you can expect a memorable and dignified farewell for your deceased loved one.
In addition, we are affordably priced and we have the right network of operators to ensure a fast and smooth Repatriation Service.
At Solace (安祥殡葬礼仪), we understand your grief and know that this is a difficult time for you. Hence, all our staff have been trained to be extra sensitive and attentive to your every need throughout the Repatriation proceedings. By leaving the logistics to us, you can have peace of mind knowing that every minute detail will be taken care of, and that the end result is always a smooth running, stress-free and well arranged Repatriation to or from Singapore.
Getting in Touch with Us
Our Funeral Services Consultants are available 24/7 to assist you. To reach us, simple call our helpline at +65 6631 8411 or email us with the contact form on this page. At Solace (安祥殡葬礼仪), help is always only a phone call away.
Our Funeral Services Helpline
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