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Request for repatriation of remains of Chileans abroad
Of what does it consist?

The Consular Social Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in conjunction with the Consulates of Chile abroad will provide guidance and assistance for the repatriation of Chileans who died abroad, the removal of whose remains to Chile has been decided by their family.

Where is it realized?

At Consulates of Chile abroad.

At the Consular Social Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

To whom is it for?

Chileans who need to repatriate the remains of a Chilean relative who died abroad.

Requirements

This service can only be requested by a direct relative (spouse, mother, father, children, siblings, uncles/aunts and nephews/nieces) of the decedent by submitting the following documents:

Documents that prove direct kinship;

Particulars of decease, date and place of death.

Special documentation to be requested by the official who will assist in handling this request.

Product

Guidance, support and assistance for the repatriation of remains of Chileans from abroad. The Social Service Department does not cover the expenses involving the transfer, embalming or cremation, among other.

Observations

The cost of this service varies depending on the formalities and documents that are required to repatriate remains.

The processing of this request may require the submission of additional background.

Presence needed
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