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What is Repatriation

Repatriation is the process of returning a person’s remains to their home country. This can be necessary for a number of reasons, including burial or funeral requirements and the desire to have a funeral with the relatives of a deceased person. 

Repatriation is typically handled by the deceased person’s family or friends, but it can also be arranged through a professional service — like Advance Planning Specialists. Regardless of who handles it, repatriation can be a complex and expensive process. It is often necessary to obtain special permits and travel documents and arrange for the body’s transportation. In some cases, it may also be necessary to make arrangements for a local funeral or cremation in the destination country. For all these reasons, repatriation can be a difficult and emotionally charged experience. However, it is often an essential step in honoring the life of a loved one.

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How we can help you with your Repatriation needs

When someone dies while traveling abroad, it can be a difficult and stressful experience for their loved ones. Not only do they have to deal with their own grief, but they also have to navigate the complex process of repatriating the body. This is where our pre-need repatriation services can help. We will work with you to plan ahead for the possibility of death while overseas so that you and your family can have peace of mind knowing that everything will be taken care of. 

We will handle all of the necessary arrangements, including transporting the body back to the country of origin, coordinating with consulates and obtaining the required documents, and dealing with any other logistical issues. We will also provide support and guidance every step of the way so that you can focus on supporting your loved ones during this difficult time.

Once everything is in place, we will escort your loved one back to their final resting place. Our services give you the peace of mind of knowing that your loved one will be returned home according to your wishes and that you won’t have to worry about the details in the midst of your grief.

Our goal is to make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible. Therefore, we will be available 24/7 to answer any questions and address any concerns you may have. We understand that this is a difficult time, and we are here to help in whatever way we can.

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