Report of Death

 

The death of a Filipino in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden should be reported and registered with the Philippine Statistics Authority through the Philippine Embassy. The Report of Death (ROD) should be done within 12 months of the date of death.

Mortuary Certificates are issued when remains or the cremated remains of a deceased (Filipino or foreigner) are to be transported to the Philippines.

IMPORTANT: All documents to be submitted must be translated into English, duly stamped by Notarius Publicus and authenticated by the by the Norwegian/Danish/Finland/Icelandic and Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The documentary requirements for filing the Report of Death are the following:

 

  1. Four (4) properly accomplished Report of Death forms bearing the original signature of the  informant (http://philembassy.no/sites/default/files/downloads/new_rod_form_oslo_4-13.pdf
  1. One (1) original and three (3) photocopies of the Death Certificate.
  1. Four (4) photocopies of passport data page of the deceased.
  2. Affidavit of Delayed Registration if submitted after one year.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SHIPMENT OF HUMAN REMAINS THE PHILIPPINES

  1. Coroner’s Certificate of the Fact of Death or in its absence, an Interim Death Certificate issued by the Coroner’s Office
  1. Embalming Certificate issued by the Funeral Parlor
  1. Certificate of Sealing of Casket
  1. Free from Infection Certificate from the concerned hospital or from the local Funeral Parlor
  1. Laissez - Passer for a Corpse/Removal Certificate issued by local/concerned Norwegian/Danish/Finnish/Swedish and Icelandic authorities.
  1. Full repatriation/flight details
  1.  Consignee’s complete contact details (address, phone numbers and email address
  1. Fees:    

Report of Death                                                                                NOK 225.00

Consular Mortuary Certificate                                                           NOK 225.00

Affidavit of Delayed Registration                                                       NOK 225.00

(if filed 1 year after the death)

Postage Fee for Norway                                                                   NOK 220.00

Postage Fee for Denmark/Finland/Sweden/Iceland                                  NOK 260,00

Bank Charge for Denmark/Finland/Sweden/Iceland                        NOK   50.00

 

  1. Embassy’s Bank details

 

Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway

Account No. 1503.37.31504

IBAN NO6315033731504

SWIFT CODE DNBANOKKXXX

All bank charges must be paid by the applicant.

http://philembassy.no/consular-services/schedule-of-fees-price-list

 

 

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SHIPMENT OF URN

 

IMPORTANT: All documents to be submitted must be in English, duly stamped by Notarius Publicus and authenticated by the Norwegian/Danish/Finnish/Swedish and Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

  1. Duly accomplished Report of Death form in case the deceased is a Filipino citizen (in triplicate) http://philembassy.no/sites/default/files/downloads/new_rod_form_oslo_4-13.pdf
  2. Death Certificate issued by the local Norwegian/Danish/Finnish/Swedish and

Icelandic civil registrar, or similar authority that contains the following information about the deceased certified by the attending physician:

Name

Nationality

Date and Place of Death

Age

Date of Birth

Cause of Death

Sex

Place of Birth

 

  1. Certificate issued by the Mortuary/Funeral Director that contains the following

information:

  • for Statement that the body was properly cremated in accordance with internationally accepted health practices
  • Statement that the body is in a sanitary condition shipment abroad
  • Statement that the urn has been hermetically sealed and contains only the remains of the deceased
  1. Certificate of Non-Contagious Disease issued by the Norwegian/Danish/Finnish/

Swedish and Icelandic Health authority that contains the following information:

  • Statement that the deceased did not die of a contagious disease or that the remains to be shipped did not originate from place contaminated by a contagious disease
  1. Transit Permit issued by the Norwegian/Danish/Finnish/Swedish and Icelandic

authority at the place where transportation begins.

  1. Copy of complete Flight details/ Airway bill
  2. Consignee’s complete contact details (address, phone numbers and email address
  3. Fees:

 

Report of Death                                                                                NOK 225.00

Consular Mortuary Certificate                                                        NOK 225.00

Affidavit of Delayed Registration                                                  NOK 225.00

(if filed 1 year after the death)

Postage Fee for Norway                                                                 NOK 220.00

Postage Fee for Denmark/Finland/Sweden/Iceland                 NOK 260.00

Bank Charge for Denmark/Finland/Sweden/Iceland                NOK   50.00

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Embassy’s Bank details

Philippine Embassy in Oslo, Norway

Account No. 1503.37.31504

IBAN NO6315033731504

SWIFT CODE DNBANOKKXXX

All bank charges must be paid by the applicant.

http://philembassy.no/consular-services/schedule-of-fees-price-list

The Embassy will transmit the Report of Death and annexed documents to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through the Department of Foreign Affairs. It takes about three to four months for the ensuing Philippine Certificate of Death to be available for ordering from the PSA in the Philippines.

Queries about the Report of Death may be sent to The Consular Section of the Embassy of the Philippines, email address civilregistry@ philembassy.no

Note: The Philippine Embassy assumes no responsibility for any delay or loss in the mail, or while the documents are in the custody of the courier service. The applicant should note the tracking numbers of all envelopes used and submitted.