Report of Death of a Filipino Citizen and/or Shipment of Remains to the Philippines - Page 2

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Report of Death of a Filipino Citizen and/or Shipment of Remains to the Philippines
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REQUIREMENTS: 

1. Four (4) originals of the duly-Report of Death (ROD) application form, typed or printed legibly in black or blue ink (if deceased is a Filipino citizen).  All forms must bear the original signatures of the informant and should be notarized, if submitting by mail or by a representative other than the informant. 

If deceased is no longer a Filipino citizen, omit this item and reduce the number of photocopies to one (1) for requirements # 2 -11 and comply with requirements 12 and 13.
 
If remains of a Filipino national will not be shipped to the Philippines, comply only with requirements # 1, 2, 4 (for cremated remains), 11, 12 and 13.
 
When reporting the death one (1) year or more after its occurrence, informant must also submit one (1) original and three (3) photocopies of duly notarized Affidavit of Explanation for Delayed Registration of Death.
 
2. One (1) original and four (4) photocopies of the Certificate of Death issued by the State Department of Health;
 
3. One (1) original and four (4) photocopies of Burial, Cremation, or Transit Permit (for cremated remains, this is usually a 4” x 8” card or paper permit);
 
4. One (1) original and four (4) photocopies of the Certificate of Cremation issued by the crematory (for cremated remains);

5.One (1) original and four (4) photocopies of the notarized crematory certificate stating that the body was properly cremated in accordance with internationally accepted practices; the ashes are in sanitary condition for overseas shipment, consistent with existing standards; and the urn has been hermetically sealed and contains only the ashes of the deceased (for cremated remains);

6. One (1) original and four (4) photocopies of the notarized mortuary certificate stating that the body was properly embalmed in accordance with internationally accepted practices; (b) the body is in sanitary condition for overseas shipment, consistent with existing standards; and the casket has been hermetically sealed and contains only the human remains of the (for human remains);

7. One (1) original and four (4) photocopies of the notarized Certificate of Non-Contagious Disease from the State Department of Health stating that the deceased did not die of contagious disease and that the human remains do not pose any danger to public (for human remains);

8. Four (4) copies of the itinerary, to include full flight details and mode of transportation;

9. Four (4) copies of the duly accomplished Information Sheet;

10. Four (4) copies of the duly accomplished Letter of Acceptance

11. One (1) original and four (4) photocopies of the proof of citizenship of the deceased (such as US passport or Philippine passport).

12. Fees:

 

Report of Death (Filipino citizens)                      -           $25.00

Mortuary Certificate                                                -           $25.00

Fees are non-refundable and are payable in cash, company check, money order, or cashier’s check made payable to “Philippine Consulate General”. Personal checks and credit cards are not accepted.

 

13. Enclose one (1) pre-paid, self-addressed priority/express/overnight mail envelope with tracking number/delivery confirmation (FedEx, UPS, USPS, etc.). Do not use metered stamps or P.O. box return address.