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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • SHIPPING OF HUMAN REMAINS

  • INFORMATION

    on requirements for shipment of human remains to Poland

     

    Under Polish Law, the shipment of human body to Poland is possible by obtaining a transportation permit issued by a Polish consular office.

     

    In order to obtain the permit you must submit to this office the following:

     

    • Written permission for shipment and burial of human remains issued by the appropriate County Executive (Starosta, Mayor) in Poland - a fax copy is acceptable
    • Death Certificate (original or certified copy)
    • Consular fee of $60 (Money Order payable to the "Embassy of Poland")

     

    Notes:

     

            * In order to transport the body beyond states such as: Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, American Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, you must also obtain a Burial Transit Permit  for removal out of State issued by the local registrar.

           * The above-mentioned documents should be accompanied by a return envelope with a tracking numer.

     

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