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Transportation of the Deceased

Requirements for transportation of a Deceased Kenyan:

  • Proof that the deceased person was a Kenyan e.g. Passport, Birth Certificate.
  • US locally issued burial and/or transit permit.
  • Certified copy of the Death Certificate.
  • A letter from the local health authority certifying that the deceased did not die of contagious disease.
  • A metal hermetically sealable casket is recommended.
  • A letter from the Director of funeral home stating how the body was embalmed.

On receipt of the above documents, the Embassy will issue a letter of no objection for the remains to be transported to Kenya. No fee is charged for the service.