Nigeria bereavement: death abroad

Information to assist those bereaved following the death of a British national in Nigeria.



Includes information on:

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

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

Published 22 November 2016
Last updated 9 February 2022 + show all updates
  1. Information has been updated to reflect the most relevant information provided to date.

  2. Updated bereavement information

  3. updated information on deaths involving British Nationals in Nigeria

  4. First published.