Portugal bereavement: death abroad

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



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 4 July 2014
Last updated 22 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated added leaflet guide how to order Portuguese certificates online
  2. Updated May 2017
  3. Updated Bereavement Information Pack for Portugal - October 2016
  4. Updated information on death procedures in Portugal
  5. First published.