Progress Tracker

Check the latest status of your repatriation from the UK.

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Tracking Tool

As soon as you trust us with your repatriation, we will give you a reference number which you can use to track its progress. We detail every stage of the process so you always know what is happening. You can see an example here.

To use the tool, simply enter the reference number into the box and press the "Track" button.

We will also send you an email with a personalised link to your dedicated tracking page that you can share with family and friends, making it easy to keep everyone updated.

The tracking tool is used for repatriations from the UK to overseas only.


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UK Operations Centre
Unit 14
Concorde Business Centre
Wireless Road
London Biggin
Hill Airport
TN16 3YN

t: +44 (0)20 3455 0305
f: +44 (0)20 3137 7389

Regional Branches

Catford Branch
3 Southend Lane

Eltham Branch
54 Eltham High Street

Lewisham Branch
54 Ladywell Road
SE13 7UZ

Bromley Branch
54A Widmore Road

West Wickham
18 High Street
West Wickham

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Warrington Branch
West Cemetery Lodge
Warrington Cemetery
Manchester Road
Cheshire WA1 3BG

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40-42 High Street

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Repatriation from
Overseas to the UK

Emergency Repatriation and Body Repatriation to the UK and between any two Countries in the world.

Please contact our Repatriation Head Office for details of our repatriation service to the UK from overseas.

Contact For Repatriation Information

  From the UK 020 3455 0305
Outside UK +44 20 3455 0305
(General enquires 8.00am - 9.00pm UK time)

International Fax:
+44 (0)20 3137 7389

Clients in Scotland Near Glasgow - 0141 2808999
Clients in Scotland Near Edinburgh - 0131 5109111

You will be able to track the 'on going' status of the
repatriation by using a unique reference number
with our Repatriation Progress Tracker.

See an example here - click

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When someone dies abroad the death may seem more distressing because of the complications of being away from home and dealing with strangers.

As always Mears Repatriation is here to help you with arrangements in whichever Country you may find yourself in. Using our local knowledge to swiftly set into motion our emergency repatriation service.

You can choose to arrange a burial or cremation within the local territory, or you may prefer to have the deceased returned to the UK or another country for a local funeral. Our team will discuss all the options with you to allow you to make an informed decision.

Our services to help you would include some of the following, depending on your unique situation. 

  • Mears Repatriation Service is known to Consulates and Embassies abroad as a modern company that is used to communicating in many different languages within the confines of a vast range of different cultures. To this end we are able to offer a Repatriation service to the UK from any Country in the world. 
  • Regular contact with our network of agents worldwide enables us to effect the repatriation.We can carry out the transportation from the place of  death abroad, arranging all the relevant documents and permits that are required.
  • A simple coffin for transportation purposes only helps to reduce the cost.
  • Full embalming by qualified personal will be arranged. In extreme circumstances a UK qualified Embalmer can travel to the Country to carry out and/or oversee this process.
  • Translation services for death certificates.
  • We arrange for documentation to proceed through customs clearance as quickly as possible and arrange handling at the airport for the deceased to be collected from the aircraft .
  • Once the deceased is received in the UK we can, if required, unseal the coffin and remove zinc lining prior to delivery to the receiving UK Funeral Director. This may not be required for a burial in the UK.
  • Collection of  the deceased from any UK airport for transfer to the local funeral director is aided by our modern fleet of Private Ambulances and Hearses.
  • Collection and delivery service throughout the UK 24hrs per day, 7 days week
Please contact our repatriation headoffice for details of our repatriation service to the UK from overseas.


 Repatriation to the UK :-
 Repatriation from Australia
 Repatriation from Barbados
 Repatriation from Brazil
 Repatriation from Bulgaria
 Repatriation from Cyprus
 Repatriation from Denmark
 Repatriation from Egypt
 Repatriation from France
 Repatriation from Greece
 Repatriation from Ireland
 Repatriation from India
 Repatriation from Iran
 Repatriation from Malaysia
 Repatriation from Malta
 Repatriation from Portugal
 Repatriation from Russia
 Repatriation from Lanzarote
 Repatriation from Spain (Main Page)
 Repatriation from Ibiza
 Repatriation from Thailand
 Repatriation from Turkey
 Repatriation from USA

Repatriation News

Repatriation Client Brochure released20-Oct-2015

We are pleased to announce that we have now published our new 'Client Repatriation Brochure' Fu..

Birmingham to Romania repatriations27-Oct-2014

Repatriations from Birmingham Airport to Romania. As the population of Romanian citizens gro..

Repatriations from Manchester Airport10-Feb-2014

Repatriations from Manchester Airport. Over the past couple of months Mears Repatriation has..

Fulvia Carmando joins Mears Repatriation05-Aug-2013

We are delighted to confirm that Fulvia Carmando has joined the team at Mears Repatriation as o..

Repatriation from Denmark Aarhus to the United Kindom by Road17-Oct-2012

New service - We have recently been asked to repatriate a Deceased from Aarhus, Denmark. ..

Repatriation from Turkey to the UK followed by a Local Funeral carried out in Lewisham19-Jun-2012

This week we have completed the repatriation of a British National from Didim Hospital in Didim,..

Repatriation of Deceased from Italy to Wales28-Apr-2012

This week we have completed the repatriation of a British National from Rome to a small family F..

Insurance and Assistance companies please contact our Repatriation Head Office for trade enquiries.


Airport Collection and Transportation Service

Collection of Repatriated Deceased from a UK Airport and delivery to UK Funeral Directors only. click here.

You will need to register the death according to local regulations and get a Death Certificate. If you are abroad, the local Police, British Consul or tour guide can advise you on how to do this.


The UK government helpfully publishes lots of information on-line via "DirectGov" and other services. We recommend the following links:

Mears Repatriation is a trading name of UK Funerals on-line Limited
Unit 14, Concorde Business Centre, Wireless Road, London Biggin Hill Airport, TN16 3YN
Company No. 08012384
UK VAT registration N0. 154 0240 52
Economic Operator Registration and Identification number (EORI) - GB154024052000
Wholly owned by Managing Director Steven Mears Dip FD