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Taking a deceased person out of the Netherlands

Do you wish to transport the body of a deceased person from the Netherlands to a foreign country? To do this, you need transportation authorisation from the municipality where the person died. This is called a laissez-passer. In most cases, the funeral director submits the application for you.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:
Informatie:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Municipality of Epe: Taking a deceased person out of the Netherlands

The person passed away outside the Netherlands

Did the person pass away outside the Netherlands? And do you want to transport them to the Netherlands? If so, you need to contact the municipality or local authority where the person passed away.

You (or a funeral director) must also register the death. You must do this in the municipality where the deceased person is registered. To do so, you must make an appointment with the municipality.

The person passed away in the Netherlands

Did the person pass away in the Netherlands? And do you want to have them transported outside the Netherlands? If so, you (or a funeral director) must register the death. You must do this in the municipality where the person passed away. To do so, you must make an appointment with the municipality.

Making an appointment with the municipality

You can make an appointment via:

Email

gemeente@epe.nl 

By telephone

14 0578

Informatie:

Contact details are not yet available for your municipality.

Questions about this topic?

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Last updated on 26 September 2022