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Transporting Ashes – Courier Service

Transporting Ashes referral service


Cremated Remains Shipments within England (Excluding Devon, Cornwall, and offshore Islands) @ £180.00 VAT Inclusive. Air Freight collection and delivery specialists. Transit time 2-4 working days.

Collections & Deliveries in Wales postcodes CF, LL1-34, NP (and Devon EX1-10) as above. All other postcodes serviceable by Same Day courier only charged according to Mileage on an ad-hoc basis.

Collections & Deliveries in Scotland, Devon, Cornwall & Offshore Islands – Same Day courier only or by special arrangement. Charged according to mileage.

Collections & Deliveries in Northern Ireland – Personal accompanied hand courier only priced on ad-hoc basis, Belfast-Gatwick.

UK Mainland deliveries

As a general reminder, cremated remains are prohibited in postage and parcel networks. Do not attempt to post. The shipper is liable for the contents which in worst case scenario could see the ashes disposed of and/or destroyed. We use a network linked to the road freight industry and operate services covering England, Scotland & Wales for cremated remains deliveries door to door.


Near Europe accompanied Hand Courier – From £450.00. Dependant on same day return flights & collection location in UK. Consignee to meet at the airport. Delivery to door may be available if necessary – additional fee applies. Dependant on Car hire and/or public transport links to final destination.

European Air Freight – To nearest international airport from £695.00. Consignee to collect and pay local Airline Handling & Customs clearance fees. Dependant on collection location in UK.

Outside Europe – Air Freight to nearest international airport only, consignee to collect. Priced from £850.00. Consignee to collect and pay local Airline Handling & Customs clearance fees. Dependant on collection location in UK. Airport to Door service available in South Africa, Australia & New Zealand – additional fee applies.


Shipments of cremated remains must be approved by Italian Consulate officials. Only hardwood caskets will
be accepted, must be wax sealed and port of entry must be agreed by consulate.


Cremated Remains can only be received by funeral directors or persons linked to the funeral industry
(Member of clergy or bereavement council for example). It is illegal to keep the ashes of your loved one in
your home or scatter their ashes.


Customs now require original death and cremation certificates; photocopies are no longer accepted.


No Objection Certificate (N.O.C.) is required on all shipments of cremated remains and can be obtained from
the Indian Consulate.

Imports of cremated remains.

Our service partners in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada & United States remain active with
regular door to door shipments to UK. Other worldwide imports are available from locations on application.

If there is anything you are unsure of, or the above doesn’t answer your question, please fill in the enquiry form and we will be pleased to help.

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