Repatriation to Italy

Mears Repatriation offers a comprehensive international repatriation service to Italy. Our all-inclusive price of £3,385.00 is based on a flight into Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome but other options are available, please contact us for alternatives.

Local Airports

There are more than 15 customs airports in Italy, the most popular of which are shown on the map.

Please contact us to determine the most convenient and cost effective options.
What's Included £ 0
Our Fees - All services except Flight and Consular/Embassy Fees £2750.00
International Embalming £190.00
Local Removal £220.00
Wrap to protect Coffin or Casket £75.00
Air Way Bill (AWB) production £85.00
Customs and Handling £120.00
Telephone/Fax £15.00
Transportation to Airport £120.00
Free From Infection Certificate £50.00
NES Customs £50.00
Access to Repatriaton Progress Tracker FREE
Basic Repatriation Coffin Included Included

Flight Charge to Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome £950.00
FCO Hague Convention £75.00
Consulate Permit £150.00
Discount negotiated with Italian Consulate £-400.00
Total cost of the Repatriation

Additional Services

Local London removal inclusive in our charges. Excess mileage, priced per mile. £1.50
Local Church Service prior to the Repatriation - Hearse only and Funeral Staff. Hearse direct to Church for service. from £950.00
Limousine to convey mourners from private address to Church Service for two hours. from £345.00
A Professional, Flexible Service

Sometimes the legal and regulatory complexity of a repatriation can seem a little daunting, so we try to keep things as simple as possible.

We breakdown every element of our pricing so you can see exactly what you are paying for and, should you decide to entrust us with your repatriation, you will be looked after by one named member of our staff throughout. You will also have access to our exclusive Repatriation Progress Tracking tool, making it easy to follow every stage of your loved one's journey to their final place of rest.

As part of our repatriation service to Italy, we will obtain the necessary permits that allows transportation of the Deceased from the United Kingdom to Italy.

We work with Funeral Directors in Italy to provide a speedy yet professional service. As soon as all relevant paperwork is completed we aim to inform you of the flight details within two hours, allowing you to book your own flight tickets on the same flight if desired.

We will usually require the Passport of the person who has died. However, if this is not available, please let us know and we can make alternative arrangements.

Special Instructions

The Italian authorities tend to be very strict regarding repatriation. The documentation needs to be completed precisely and the coffin has always to be presented at the Italian Embassy or Consulate to receive an official seal.

Last Supper Coffin

last supper coffin

This stunning coffin is hand made in Italy and ornately carved throughout with double raised lid and high gloss piano finish. Along the sides of these solid wood coffins are fresco's of Christ and the Apostles at the 'Last Supper', a timeless image of unity and remembrance.

These quality coffins are zinc lined and fully sealed, suitable as it's name implies for a loved one's repatriation to home soil.

Upgrade from a Basic Repatriation Coffin for just £500.


Our repatriation service includes:

  • Advice on all aspects of repatriation relating to:
    • UK authorities
    • Italian authorities
    • All major airlines
  • Preparation of the deceased
  • Provision of a zinc-lined coffin or metal casket conforming to international transportation regulations
  • Documentation delivery service and collection for Coroners 'Out of England' certificate across the whole of the UK
  • Freight booking services and airway bill production
  • Collection and delivery service throughout the UK 24 hours per day, 7 days a week
  • Full use of our newly refurbished Chapel of Rest
  • 24/7 access to our unique Repatriation Progress Tracking tool


italy embassy

Embassy of Italy
14, Three Kings Yard, London, W1K 4EH
Tel: 020 7312 2200
Fax: 020 7312 2230

The main Italian Consulate in the North West is in Manchester:

Italian Consulate
Rodwell Tower
111 Piccadilly Street
M1 2HY
Tel: 0161 236 9024
Fax: 0161 236 5574

There is also a smaller Consular Office in Liverpool:

Honorary Consulate of Italy
4 Mortimer Street
CH41 5EU
Tel: 0151 666 2886


Repatriation Funeral Plans
All-inclusive repatriation to China based on a Basic Repatriation Coffin £ 0
Plan arrangement fee £350
Total £ 0
If paid over 12 months: £ 0 per month
If paid over 24 months: £ 0 per month

Customer Satisfaction

Funeral planners
"The plan chosen was exactly what we wanted, and to be able to arrange everything in one place and at one time was a great benefit."

You’re never too young to pre-plan and pre-pay your Repatriation expenses.

Mears Repatriation is the only specialist repatriation company offering pre-paid plans.

People are waking up to the fact that they can not only pre-plan their repatriation, but also pre-pay the repatriation expenses – now – at today’s prices and beating any raise in costs. Many thousands of people in the UK and expatriates abroad have planned and paid for their repatriation as part of a sensible and responsible approach to organising their lives.

Please contact us for further details.

Upgrading a Coffin or Casket

Mears and Jacksons International offer a wide range of coffins and caskets suitable for international transportation of the deceased. All coffins are offered with a removable zinc lining to create a hermetic (airtight) seal as required by IATA (International Air Transport Association) regulations. Our repatriation caskets have a built-in sealing system, so a zinc lining is not required.

Some of our most popular casket choices are shown below, please click on the images to reveal more detail. As you make your selection, the all-inclusive price at the top of the screen will be updated automatically. Please don't worry if you are not yet ready to make a final choice, we can finalise your decision later in the process.

Wooden Zinc Lined Coffins

Metal Caskets

Wooden Zinc Lined Caskets

Total Price:
Your choice:

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The Personal Touch

If you would prefer to speak to someone in person, please call us during office hours on 01928 611 611.


In our memorial brochure you will find a  selection of the granite and marble memorials, headstones and gravestones that are available to you.

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In our memorial brochure you will find a  selection of the granite and marble memorials, headstones and gravestones that are available to you.

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Repatriation to Italy