Portugal bereavement: death abroad

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


Portugal: bereavement information

This file is in an OpenDocument format


Includes information on:

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

See also what to do when someone dies: death abroad

Published 4 July 2014
Last updated 16 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Information updated May 2019

  2. Updated added leaflet guide how to order Portuguese certificates online

  3. Updated May 2017

  4. Updated Bereavement Information Pack for Portugal - October 2016

  5. Updated information on death procedures in Portugal

  6. First published.