Death Registrations & Transportation of Human Remains

DEATH REGISTRATIONS IN PANAMA

You may register the Death of a Panamanian citizen that occurred abroad directly in Panama. Access the following link for a step by step explanation of the process

https://www.tribunal-electoral.gob.pa/requisitos-para-solicitar-la-inscripcion-de-una-defuncion-ocurrida-en-el-extranjero/

Prior to travelling to Panama you must sent the following documents to our offices:

  •  Send an original death certificate or a certified copy issued by the Office of Vital Records.
    •  Any official document to be authenticated by the Consulate must be an original document or certified copy with original seal and signature.
    •  The Consular Fee is £30.00 per document, payable by bank transfer made out to the Consulate of Panama.
    •  Self-addressed prepaid envelope for return of documents.

TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS:

Embalmed:

Original documents are required:

  • Original Death certificate
  • Original Health certificate
  • Notarized embalmment certificate

Cremated:

Original documents are required:

  • Original Death certificate
  • Notarized cremation certificate
  • The Consular Fee is £30.00 per document, payable by Bank Transfer to the Consulate of Panama
  • Send a self-addressed pre-paid envelope to return your documents

NOTE:   Is recommended to contact the funerary home and airlines to determine additional documents that may be required.

Please book an appointment in advance email: legal@panamaconsul.co.uk  
Reserve una cita por correo electrónico con copia de los documentos por autenticar: legal@panamaconsul.co.uk

 For additional information regarding the requirements to apply for the service in Panama, please visit the Electoral Tribunal web page:

Contacts: acrivera@tribunal-electoral.gob.pa 
Phones: +011 (507) 507-8053