Italy bereavement: death abroad

Information to help the family and friends of British nationals who have died in Italy.



Includes information on:

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

See also what to do when someone dies: death abroad.

Published 22 September 2015
Last updated 28 February 2020 + show all updates
  1. New HTML version attachment; 20/02/2020

  2. Updated 3rd January 2018

  3. Updated guidance

  4. Updated bereavement guidance.

  5. The document was updated in September 2016

  6. First published.