TRANSPORT PERMIT FOR BURIAL OF HUMAN REMAINS IN SERBIA
The following documents are to be submitted to the Consulate General of Serbia in Sydney for approval of repatriation of the remains of a deceased person to Serbia:
1) Death Certificate (with an Apostille stamp, translated into Serbian language);
5) Preparation Certificate issued by the Funeral Parlour;
The following information is also required:
Bill of Lading fee of AUD $10.00 is payable by cash, bank cheque or money order in the name of “Consulate-General of the Republic of Serbia”. Please note that personal and company cheque will not be accepted.
Postage requirements: for Australia, please provide a pre-paid self-addressed express or registered post envelope (or additional AU$ 7.00 for postage). For New Zealand, please add AU$15.00 for international postage.
If applying for transit only, in addition to the above information, please include:
Applications for the Bill of Lading (Mortuary Passport) are treated with priority and are processed urgently upon receipt of the required documentation.
Please note that longer processing time is required if no proof of a citizenship status was submitted, or if the deceased died from an infectious disease. In such cases, this Consulate General is required to seek the approval from the relevant authorities in Serbia before issuing the Bill of Lading (Mortuary Passport).