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Repatriation

Repatriation to or from the UK

William H Painter Funeral Directors have a qualified team with vast experience in international repatriation from any part of the UK to all parts of the world.

The Funeral Partners network offers support and guidance to all our branches with expert Steve Thomas having over 40 years’ experience in repatriation services. Steve holds a certificate in International Repatriation and leads our repatriation champions in Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

If you need to speak to a member of our team, we are contactable by phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

0121 667 6788

Our full service includes translators of all languages and specialist experience with international customs, documentation, permits, transport, and regulations.

Repatriation Services FAQs

Our service includes:

  • Full international repatriation to and from any country in the world
  • Personal service from one of our experienced funeral arrangers with contact via telephone, email and video calls as required
  • Advice on all documentation and coffin requirements for UK authorities, all embassies and consulates and all major airlines
  • A documentation delivery service to embassies and consulates in the UK
  • Advice on the specific requirements for the required destination
  • Translation services for official documents and alleviation of language problems associated with probate
  • Freight booking services and airway bill
  • Repatriation conveyance throughout the UK, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • A wide range of coffins and caskets suitable for international repatriation and conforming to international shipping regulations
  • A range of ashes urns suitable for international transit
  • Embalming services and official certification appropriate for all destinations
  • Respectful and dignified care of your loved one at all times while with our teams
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Coffin Range

We offer a wide range of coffins, from picture coffins, wooden, wicker, wool and cardboard coffins to caskets.

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Our pricing

Funeral prices vary depending on the type of ceremony you would like for your loved one. There are many options to choose from to make it unique and special.

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Planning ahead?

It is now really easy to plan ahead, making a huge difference by easing the burden on your family when the time comes, so they can focus on the arrangements.

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Need advice?

William H Painter Funeral Directors can assist you in every step of the funeral and cremation arrangements so please don’t hesitate to ask us about any aspects or queries you may have.

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Funeral Notice, Donations and Tribute Service

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