Chile bereavement: death abroad

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




This information is not meant to be definitive, nor is it to be taken as a substitute for independent legal advice. Neither Her Majesty’s Government nor its staff take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information, nor accept liability for any loss, costs, damage or expense that you might suffer as a result of relying on the information. Some of the information may not be relevant to your circumstances. The language used is intended to be general and factual and is not meant to cause offence.

This guidance includes information on:

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

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

Published 25 July 2016
Last updated 14 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Bereavement page updated October 2020

  2. First published.