Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

Repatriation Services

Death is something we typically are not prepared for. While arrangements may be pre-planned, when you suddenly lose someone it is always traumatic. If a loved one is traveling and they pass away, that stress can be even greater. Initially, you will probably be filled with shock, denial, and grief. After that though, you will face the question of what do I do now?

Getting your loved one home can be a very overwhelming task for families to deal with during this difficult time.

The experienced and caring team at MO Funerals in Lagos, Nigeria understands that home is where the heart is. We are well versed in shipping loved ones back to your home town, be it here in Nigeria or to other international countries.

Our funeral directors in Lagos, Nigeria will stand in the gap and handle all arrangements for you and your loved ones.

We understand that every family is unique and has different customs and faiths. We strive to accommodate these needs working with each individual family to provide a service that honors their deceased. To explore more on body repatriation in Nigeria, please feel free to read more below


The process of bringing home a loved one to or from a foreign country (body repatriation) usually involves the following steps:

  1. Obtaining of the death certificate
  2. Registering the death at the respective embassy
  3. Preparations of the deceased, ensuring that transportation by air can be done safely
  4. Engaging a local funeral director to handle the outbound repatriation logistics
  5. Engaging a funeral director in the home country to handle the inbound logistics


Repatriation Process

Providing your family with the highest quality care and service in your time of need.

We take pride in our responsibility to lighten your burden as you take the first steps towards celebrating the life of your love done.

To learn more about the our repatriation process, feel free to read on below

1. Arrangements for Transportation

First and foremost, our funeral director helps you in arranging for the provision of a metal lined coffin or casket and crate suitable for transport by air and one that meets the International Air Transport Authority(IATA) standards. We also help you by processing  all necessary documents such as the death certificate of the deceased, transportation to the airport of departure and clearing all the local charges and taxes.

2. Security for your loved one

Your loved one’s security comes first at MO Funerals.  We offer a secure service for the transportation of the remains by arranging with an airline to convey the remains to the designated airport. Our funeral director helps in clearance of the container through the import cargo department of the airline concerned after which we make the collections from the airport.