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Bringing Human Ashes to Thailand

Thailand has no restrictions on bringing the ashes of family members to conduct traditional funeral ceremonies. However, in order to avoid any inconvenience that may be caused during the travel, the concerned relative who will transport the ashes may prepare documents issued by the relevant authorities in Belgium/Luxembourg and the Royal Thai Embassy as follows:

  1. A copy of the deceased’s ID card or passport
  2. A copy of the death certificate
    • (In case of Thai nationals) Relatives have to first declare that Thai person’s death to the Thai Embassy in order to obtain a Thai death certificate (Please see information on here)
    • (In case of non-Thai nationals)  A death certificate issued by the Belgian/Luxembourgish authority ( in the four-language International Convention format comprising Dutch, French, German, and English) that has been legalised by the Foreign Ministry of the respective countries.
  3. Permit for the transport of human ashes (remains) / Permis de transport de cendres issued by the Belgian/Luxembourg authority
  4. other documents such as an attestation letter/a certificate of the cause of death issued by the doctor or the hospital or cremation document
  5. An attestation letter of no restrictions on importing human ashes to Thailand issued by the Royal Thai Embassy
    • Please prepare the following documents to file a request for the attestation letter at the Royal Thai Embassy:
      • A copy of the deceased’s ID card or passport
      • A copy of death certificate
        • (In case of Thai nationals) Relatives have to first declare that Thai person’s death to the Thai Embassy to obtain a Thai death certificate ( Please see information on here)
        • (In case of non-Thai nationals)  A death certificate issued by the Belgian/Luxembourgish authority ( in the four-language International Convention format comprising Dutch, French, German, and English) that has been legalised by the Foreign Ministry of the respective countries.
      • Permit for the transport of human ashes (remains) / Permis de transport de cendres issued by the Belgian/Luxembourg authority
      • other relevant documents such as an attestation letter/a certificate of the cause of death issued by the doctor or the hospital or a cremation document
      • A copy of passport and/or ID card of the person transporting the ashes
      • Proof of relationship between the deceased and the person transporting the ashes ( such as a birth certificate or pictures together)
      • A legalisation application form
      • Fee: 15 euros

Processing time: 3-7 working days