Italy bereavement: death abroad

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


Bereavement information 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 3 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated 3rd January 2018
  2. Updated guidance
  3. Updated bereavement guidance.
  4. The document was updated in September 2016
  5. First published.