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Transportation of human remains to India

If the next of kin/ relative(s)/ family member of the deceased wish to transport the dead body to India for funeral purposes, the consulate issues a "No Objection Certificate" in this regard.

Requirements :

  • Original Passport of deceased and it's photocopy.
  • Fill in the Registration of Death Form (for Indian nationals only).
  • Death Certificate in original and a copy thereof issued by local authorities.
  • Burial/ Cremation Permit.
  • Letter from Public Health Office indicating "No Communicable disease".
  • Embalming Certificate, Coroners Out of Province Certificate, Name, address, telephone number, etc of the consignee.
  • Flight details.

NOTE: Please note that in case of death of an Indian National, registration of death is mandatorily done by the Consulate. Form 15 and Form 16 issued by Service Ontario are required mandatorily for Ontario residents.


Processing Fee : Refer https://www.cgitoronto.gov.in/page/consular-fees/ (payable to Consulate General of India, Toronto by Bank draft/Money Order/Certified Cheque)

Processing Time :

Same day.

Please Note :

  • Services of the consulate for completing death related formalities are available even after office hours everyday including holidays.
  • Emergency contact number is : 647-668-4108.



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