Sweden bereavement: death abroad

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



Includes information on:

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

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

Published 23 January 2014
Last updated 30 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Bereavement information updated 30 June 2020

  2. Amended February 2018

  3. new updated version

  4. new updated bereavement information for Sweden

  5. First published.