Transporting a Corpse into Mexico

TO BE GIVEN TO THE FUNERAL HOME

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certificate of Death issued by Vital Statistics, with its translation into Spanish which have to be legalize by this Consulate.  Fee upon request.
  • Medical certification of death indicating the cause of death, signed by the physician with its translation into Spanish
  • International permit for transporting the corpse out of Canada, issued by the Provincial authorities, with its translation into Spanish
  • Certificate of embalming, signed by a duly authorized embalmer with its translation into Spanish.  This document has to be notarized by a Notary Public.
  • Copy of Mexican passport of the deceased
  • Name and address of the Funeral Home in charge of receiving the corpse in Mexico.
  • The corpse has to be embalmed following the rules and regulations of the Canadian Government.