What to do after a British person dies in Vietnam

This guide gives advice about the death of a British person in Vietnam, including information on burial, cremation and repatriation.



The bereavement pack includes information about:

  • what to do when someone dies in the Vietnam
  • burial and cremation
  • returning a body to the UK (repatriation)

Read the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s general guide for bereaved families.

Published 8 November 2016
Last updated 6 June 2022 + show all updates
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