Sri Lanka bereavement: death abroad

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


Sri Lanka bereavement information pack


Includes information on:

  • what to do when someone dies in Sri Lanka
  • burial and cremation
  • returning bodies to the UK (repatriation)
  • registration of a death

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

Updates to this page

Published 22 July 2013
Last updated 27 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Reviewed and updated guide in full.

  2. Update consular contact information for Sri Lanka

  3. Upload the updated version of Bereavement Pack for Sri Lanka.

  4. Bereavement Pack for Sri Lanka is updated.

  5. First published.

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