CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS FOR TRANSPORTATION OF REMAINS OF DECEASED PERSONS TO UGANDA


Certification is done free of charge. Processing time is 1 working day. 

The following original documents are required for certification: 

BURIALS

  •  A Signed letter of request for certification from a responsible person e.g. A relative, an employer etc.
  •  The Passport of the deceased. 
  •  A Death certificate.
  •  A Certificate of Embalmment.
  •  A Burial permit from the local authority where the deceased person resided.
  •  A certificate of no contagious diseases. 

The transporting airline will advise the applicant on an appropriate casket.


CREMATIONS

  • Copy of deceased 's passport (Ugandan or other) 
  • Copy of death certificate
  • Copy of cremation certificate
  • Letter to Embassy requesting for authentication of above documents. 


If the funeral home is also responsible for freight of remains, they are advised to establish from the carrying airline and customs authorities any other documents or requirements they need.

All documents above are to be sent to Embassy by express mail for authentication with a prepaid return envelope.