Azerbaijan bereavement: death abroad

Information to assist those bereaved following the death of a British national in Azerbaijan.



The death of a relative or friend is always distressing. However, if it happens abroad the distress can be made worse by practical problems.

Consular Directorate in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Baku are ready to help in any way that they can. You may be uncertain what to do next or who to contact for advice.

Bereavement Pack includes information on:

  • what to do when someone dies in Azerbaijan
  • burial
  • returning bodies to the UK (repatriation)

See also what to do when someone dies: death abroad

Published 20 July 2016
Last updated 25 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated bereavement pack for 2021

  2. changed FCO to FCDO

  3. updated pack November 2019

  4. updated

  5. Updated bereavement information

  6. updated version

  7. First published.