087 817 9482 or 071 918 2538
Culfadda, Ballymote, Co. Sligo


We have many years of experience in dealing with the added complexity of a death overseas and the task of returning the deceased to Ireland.


We can manage all aspects of repatriation including:

  • obtaining the necessary documentation in the locality
  • presenting the documentation to procure permits for the destination country
  • preparing the body for shipment
  • completing all travel arrangements
  • advising on the cost involved

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries on Repatriation.

In the instance that a death occurs overseas, repatriation is the process of transporting a deceased person to another country.

Is repatriation included in travel insurance? Yes, it’s included as part of standard travel insurance policies. Some insurers won’t specify a cover limit for repatriation, just that it’ll cover the costs, while others will have medical cover limits that include the cost of repatriation.