For more information on this service, please download our Cremated Remains Courier brochure.
08:00 - 18:00 - UK Time
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SpeedLink's Cremated Remains Courier and Cremated Remains Repatriation Service is the best choice for the safe, secure and personalised transportation of your loved ones cremated remains - across town, the country or repatriated to another land virtually anywhere in the world.
SpeedLink's reputation is unparalleled with many years of experience in the transportation of valuable, sensitive and time critical materials across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Asia.
SpeedLink's Cremated Remains shipments are carried personally by a SpeedLink team member from origin to destination. Remains are never transported through a parcel network or postal system, and shipments are never forwarded through a freight or cargo service. A SpeedLink team member will always personally accompany a cremated remains shipment from collection right through to delivery. ¹ Shipments never leave our team members care.
Cremated Remains Repatriation Services
SpeedLink's Cremated Remains Couriers are specially and specifically trained for the carriage of cremated remains.
Our team members are sensitive and caring, fully aware of the special handling and attention this type of transport demands.
Our staff have undergone background and security checks, ensuring the safest possible care.
Our team members are professionals - dignified, respectful and acutely aware of the nature of the service.
Download our 2020 International Delivery Schedule
When transporting by road, bespoke vehicles for the transport of cremated remains are utilised. We do not use motorcycles, courier vans or trucks. Cremated remains are transported in dignified and appropriate passenger vehicles. Hybrid and low-emission vehicles are available and can be requested. Other types of shipments are never carried in the same vehicle at the same time as cremated remains.
When other modes of transport are utilised such as rail, sea or air ² - urns, containers or scatter tubes are carried in special cases that are used solely for the carriage of repatriated cremated remains. We employ hard sided lockable units such as Pelican cases or similar. Remains are never carried in hold baggage out of our couriers care or with the courier's own belongings.
Regulations & Paperwork
Regulations and paperwork are simple and straightforward with SpeedLink's Cremated Remains Repatriation Services. The only paperwork required for cross-border transport is a Death Certificate and a Cremation Certificate or the local equivalents. For service within the United Kingdom only, paperwork is not required. ³
Permission is not generally required to repatriate cremated remains anywhere. However, some countries require documentation or certificates of 'non-objection' when repatriating cremated remains which SpeedLink can arrange and apply for on your behalf.
Price Match Guarantee
We offer to beat any written quotation for a like-for-like service. Please ask for details.
How Does It Work?
- To arrange for a cremated remains shipment, simply Contact Us for immediate assistance.
- We will need the full address, contact phone number and opening times of the collection and delivery points.
- We will need to ascertain the time-frame you require the shipment to be completed.
- This will allow us to provide you with a tailored quotation † and advise a transit time frame.
- Once a service is selected, an up-front payment by credit or debit card, BACS, Chaps, SEPA or similar electronic funds transfer is required to confirm before a cremated remains courier is dispatched to collect.
- A Booking Confirmation will be forwarded to you by email with the above collection and delivery details as well as dates, times and additional services selected. And invoice will also accompany this email.
- You will be then be notified by email when the shipment has been collected, is in transit and then when it has been delivered safely. Telephone notification is also available if required.
Download our 2020 International Delivery Schedule
¹ While shipments are waiting at our international hub in the UK for the next scheduled movement, cremated remains are held in a secure area at our facility under lock and key, similar to the holding lockers found at funeral homes and crematoriums. Our facilities are manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week by on site security personnel and monitored by CCTV.
² For transport by air or rail and some sea crossings - urns, containers or scatter tubes must be made of a material that allows for x-rays to penetrate to receptacle such as cardboard, plastic or wood to facilitate the security screening process. Death & Cremation documentation must accompany shipments using these modes of transport even within the United Kingdom.
³ We recommend that death and cremation certificates (or local equivalents) travel with the shipment in case they are required later at the delivery point.
† Additional services such as a timed delivery, splitting of ashes for transport to different locations or even the addition of an Ashes Scattering Ceremony can be added. Please ask our team for more information.
We offer a seamless, international door-to-door service with the utmost care, attention and security.
Ashes Scattering Services
We can add an ashes scattering service to able your loved ones final wishes to be realized.
Domestic Courier Services
We provide the most secure service between crematoriums, funeral directors and family members across the country.