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Repatriation

If your loved one has passed away overseas or wishes to be buried abroad, you can find comfort in our comprehensive repatriation services at Stinsons of Whitwick.

With years of experience in providing funeral and repatriation services, you can rest assured that we can help you arrange the most fitting farewell for your loved one, wherever they are or wherever their chosen resting place is in the world.

If you require us to arrange repatriation services to the UK, we will need:

  • The passport of the deceased
  • An English death certificate
  • A coroner’s permission to remove the body – whichever country their body may be in
  • Statement from the coroner – which explains the nature of their passing

If your loved one wishes to be repatriated from the UK, we will need their death certification and we will be able to organise the rest.

Repatriation takes between 5 and 7 days if the death was by natural causes. If the death was unexpected and suspicious, repatriation could take between 10 and 15 days to bring them back to the UK.

To discuss the careful transportation of your loved one, contact our family-run funeral directors to learn more about our repatriation services and to start planning their funeral arrangements. We serve those located in Leicestershire, including Coalville, Loughborough, Ashby-de-la-Zouch and all of the surrounding areas, and are available 24/7, 365 days a year via telephone, online contact form or directly at our funeral home.

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Let us help you create a fitting tribute for a loved one

Call us on 01530 449 881 or request a callback using the form below

Come & see us, we are here to help

Address: 61 Meadow Lane, Coalville, Leicester, LE67 4DN
Opening Times: Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 17:00 (appointment only)
Sat: Closed
Sunday: Closed

FAQs & Advice

Not sure about something? Take a look at our FAQ section to see if we have the answer to your question, if we don't, please contact us today.

When someone dies somebody has to deal with their estate (the money, the property and possessions left.) by collecting all the money, paying any debts and distributing the estate to those entitled. The Probate Registry issues the document which is called a Grant of representation. 1. Probate issued to one or more of the executors named in the will. 2. Letters of administration (with will) issued when there is a will, but no executor named or unable to deal with the estate. 3. Letters of administration issued when your loved one has not made a will or it is not valid
In the event of a death, numerous people and organisations need to be informed, including:
  • Hospital and/or family doctor
  • Social services and district nurses
  • Car insurance
  • Employer or professional association
  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • Social security
  • Local council
  • Utilities (gas, electric, water, telephone, internet)
  • Credit card companies
  • Banks and building societies (accounts must be closed, and any joint accounts must be amended appropriately)
  • Investments and insurance policies (premium bonds are not transferable, which is why the Post Office issues a form that must be sent to the bonds and stocks office – for further advice, consult a financial adviser or accountant)
Arrange redirection of mail at the post office.
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