Families that have experienced the passing of a loved one in a location other than their desired final resting place, can exercise this option. We have over 40 years of experience repatriating human remains.
Elcock Funeral Home, Inc. keeps in stock the proper shipping containers, as per the various consulates and country regulations, to ship human remains overseas. We're familiar with the regulatory requirements of the various common carriers. We are a Known Shipper with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
We've established relationships with most consulates located in New York. Here are a few countries that we ship to: Argentina, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bangladesh, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, England, Egypt, France, The Gambia. Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Liberia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Trinidad/Tobago, etc.
Elcock Funeral Home, Inc. is able to transport human remains both short and long distances; for example, within the state, as well as throughout the United States, North America, Central America, South America, Asia, Africa, The Caribbean, Europe, The Middle East, and more.
When shipping to destinations outside of the United States, the receiving country may require a Translation of Shipping Paperwork, Authentication of Signatures and Apostille Certificate of Authentication on the documents.
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