1. Documents for transportation of deceased body to Kenya

  • Proof that the deceased person was a Kenyan e.g. Original Passport, Birth Certificate.
  • 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.
  • Telephone number if available of Next of Kin or friends in Kenya.

NB: On receipt of the above documents, the Honorary Consulate will issue a letter of no objection for the remains to be transported to Kenya. (No fee is charged for the service)