The Consular Office of the Embassy of Ukraine can provide assistance to distressed Ukrainians who seek repatriation of deceased family members.
In the case that you obtain information about the death/perish of a Ukrainian national within the consular district please contact our Office - (02) 790-56-96, or send information to our fax: (02) 790-56-97 or (02) 790-56-61 (consular section).
Please be advised that we need not only the name, but also personal data of the deceased Ukrainian such as the copy of his/her ID (if possible Ukrainian passport) or any available information concerning his/her place of final residency in Ukraine and that of his/her relatives.
After receiving the information, the Consular Office will immediately inform relatives in Ukraine or the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Ukraine so that they may establish contact with existing family members in Ukraine. With the consent of the existing family members, we are ready to assist in compliance with the Ukrainian law regarding repatriation of the body.
All other questions should be addressed to the funeral homes themselves.
All above-mentioned documents are to be authenticated (Apostil) by proper Secretary of State Office as well as be attached to the casket so that it may pass through customs and border control in Ukraine.
In order to receive further instructions on the aforesaid please contact the consul on (02) 790-56-96 or send an e-mail: [email protected].
Please, be advised that these provisions are subject to change without prior notification.