- Certified Australian
- Embalming Certificate by
a qualified licensed embalmer
- Statutory Declaration of
the manner that the casket is sealed, wrapped and prepared for air
Certificate by a qualified Medical Practitioner or Coroner
- The death certificate
must be certified by the Portuguese Consulate.
- The remains are required
to be shipped in a metal coffin with 5cm of peat, sawdust, powered charcoal that has had an antiseptic
agent added to it.
- If the cause of death was
as a result of a contagious disease, the remains must be wrapped in a cloth soaked with antiseptic
- .The metal coffin must be
hermetically sealed and place into a closely fitted wooden coffin. The walls need to be at least 3cm thick and the joints have to be
- The lid will be fastened
by screws 20cm apart and then strengthened by metal bands.
- Documentation can be in
English, French or Portuguese