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List of UK-based funeral directors for British nationals whose family member or friend has died abroad.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) provides lists of service providers for information only, to assist British nationals who may need support overseas. This list is not exhaustive, and is subject to change at any time. None of the service providers are endorsed or recommended by the FCO. You should research whether a service provider will be suitable. The FCO does not accept any liability arising to any person for any loss or damage suffered through using these service providers or this information.
List of companies
|Company||UK telephone||Repatriations arranged from||Languages||Specialist services||Regulatory affiliations|
|Albin International Repatriation Ltd||0207 313 6920||Worldwide||All major languages and access to translation services||Customs clearance and conveyance, exhumation service, DNA testing||IATA, NAFD, FIAT-IFTA, BIE|
|Co-operative Funeralcare||0208 729 0029||Worldwide||All major languages and access to translation services||Temperature-controlled bariatric equipment, pro bono service for children under 16||NAFD, BIE|
|Haven Funeral Services||0208 993 8767||Worldwide||Polish, French, and access to translation services||Full range of services, including airfreight booking or transportation by road||NAFD, BIE, FIAT-IFTA|
|Homeland International||0800 008 6867||Worldwide||French and Arabic, and access to translation services||Exhumations and crisis management||NAFD, FIAT-IFTA|
|Mears Repatriation||020 3455 0305||Worldwide||Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Russian||Unique online Progress Checker, exhumations, crisis and disaster management||NAFD|
|National Association of Funeral Directors||01217 111 343||Represent UK funeral directors||Repatriation helpline with free advice services|
|National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)||01279 726 777||Trade association for UK funeral directors||SAIF logo represents quality assured independent funeral directors|
|Rowland Brothers International||020 8684 2324 (UK Freephone 0800 917 3585||Worldwide||Multilingual with access to translation services||Global repatriation, exhumation and funeral services, multi-faith, multi-cultural||NAFD, FIAT-IFTA, BIE, SAIF|
|TCB Repatriation||02895 608 444||Worldwide||Mandarin Chinese||End-to-end repatriation services, local documentation services, transfer of personal effects, foetal and infant transfer services, advice and consultancy services for appointment of local funeral directors||IATA, BIFA, SLA, SAIF, NAFD, FIAT-IFTA|
If you use any of the organisations in this list, we would like to hear from you. While there is no obligation on your part to provide feedback, any information you can give us is helpful.
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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