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On this page you will find all the information about a death in the Philippines.
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If you or one of your Belgian relatives dies in the Philippines, some steps must be undertaken:

  • immediately request for a police investigation and an autopsy in order to identify the cause of death and proceed with the issuance of a death certificate;
  • decide what to do with the deceased's remains (repatriation of the body or ashes to Belgium, or burial in the Philippines).

The following funeral service / undertakers, trustful partner of this Embassy, is able to provide all necessary information on this subject (quotation, delay, documents…):


Address: 143 Antonio Arnaiz Avenue, Pasay City - Manila - 1304 (Philippines)

Tel.: +63 2 844 0442 en +63 2 846 4036

Once you obtain the original death certificate, don’t forget to register it as soon as possible.

How to proceed

Read the complete procedure about the registration of facts (PDF, 128.65 KB)

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