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  • TRANSPORTATION OF ASHES TO POLAND

  • Information on procedure to issue a certificate for shipping of a body to Poland

    The Consulate requires the following documents in order to issue a certificate for shipping of a body to Poland:

    • burial permission issued by local authorities in Poland (office of the starosta or prezydent miasta); such a document is arranged by the family of the deceased person,
    • Statement of Death, Form 15 (original),
    • Medical Certificate of Death, Form 16 (original,)
    • Certificate that the Deceased was not afflicted with any communicable disease, issued by Associate Public Health Officer,
    • Certificate for Shipment Body Outside of Ontario issued by Ministry of the Solicitor General, Office of the Chief Coroner,
    • Burial Permit,
    • Certificate of embalming and packaging issued by Public Health Officer.

    Please, attached also the following information:

    • Personal data of the Deceased (full name, date & place of birth, date & place of death, last address),
    • Name of place from where the cremated remains will be transported to Poland,
    • Name and address of the cemetery in Poland,
    • Information about mean of transport,
    • Person responsible for shipping of a body (full name, address, telephone, ID's number).

    Please note that the Consul requires the burial permission issued by STAROSTA or PREZYDENT MIASTA. The certificate issued by a priest or a local parish will not be accepted.

    A fee is collected for the performed operation and its amount is specified in the binding regulations that are based on the Statute dated June 25, 2015 on Consular law.

     

    Information on procedure concerning the shipping of the ashes of a deceased person to Poland

    The Consulate requires the following documents in order to issue a certificate allowing the entry of the cremated remains to Poland

    • Burial permission issued by local authorities in Poland - office of the starosta or prezydent miasta, such a document is arranged by the family of the deceased person.
    • Statement of Death, Form 15
    • Medical Certificate of Death, Form 16
    • Certificate of Cremation,
    • Certificate of contents
    • Polish Passport of the Deceased (if available)

    Please, attached also the following information:

    • Personal data of the Deceased (full name, date & place of birth, date & place of death, last address),
    • Name of place from where the cremated remains will be transported to Poland
    • Name and address of the cemetery in Poland
    • Information about mean of transport
    • Person responsible for shipping of cremated remains (full name, address, telephone, ID's number.)

    Please note that the Consul requires the burial permission issued by STAROSTA or PREZYDENT MIASTA. The certificate issued by a priest or a local parish will not be accepted.

    A fee is collected for the performed operation and its amount is specified in the binding regulations that are based on the Statute dated  June 25, 2015 on Consular law.

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