What to do when death occurs?If a death occurs at home in the area of Zagreb, police department should be notified (call 192) in order the Coroner be called, whose obligation is to pronounce that death has occurred.
This information should be provided:
name of the deceased date of birth, age of the deceased address of the place of death time of death name of the person reporting death contact telephone number
The Coroner has to have access to the deceased in order that the body could be examined and all the necessary information about the deceased gathered.
The Coroner will issue a Death Certificate after which the body can be transported to the desired place of burial.
If death occurs outside the area of Zagreb, the local medical centre should be notified. In case death occurs in a hospital or another institution within the boundaries of the Republic of Croatia, the family of the deceased can contact the department where the deceased was admitted.
After obtaining the medical documents of the deceased, usually from a doctor on call or a head of a department, it is necessary to take the clothes for the deceased to be buried in to the mortuary or the department of pathology.
Deaths in GERMANYA person who wants to transfer for burial deceased person's body or his remains were exhumed from a foreign country where it is located in the Republic of Croatia in applying diplomatic and consular mission of the Republic of Croatia.
Apart form that the applicant has met at a diplomatic mission or consular office, the request must be accompanied by the following: extract from the register of deaths in the international form (under the rules of the Vienna Convention), medical certificate of death, indicating the cause of death, proof of citizenship of the deceased person, deceased person's passport, which officer at a diplomatic mission or consular office must cancel (only Croatian passport) Consignment state where the death occurred fact, confirmation (written evidence) cemeteries (or parish) sets forth the place of burial / burial: certainly no such confirmation is required; data carrier (funeral): personal data driver, passport number, vehicle registration number, if you will in a vehicle that will transport the body of a deceased person and be a family member to the deceased, are required and its data, if the body will be shipped by air, necessary Data on the number of flights, the airport company and airport landing aircraft if the transit conductors should specify all the information on how and means of transport that will transport the body of the deceased be continued and data on border crossings. Note: If the requested transfer of remains exhumed cadaver, besides the above mentioned data, you definitely need to submit the record of the exhumation was issued by the competent authorities with information about the date, time and place of exhumation. In the process of issuing of an authorization charged consular fees established by the Law on Administrative Fees. In Croatia to obtain documents relating to the certification that has died and the burial place where the data about the company that will perform the funeral service, transportation to the place of burial. All other documents should be obtained abroad and with all the documents listed in the list should contact the relevant consular office of the Republic of Croatia issued consignment.
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINAThe conductors Law on Protection of the Population from Communicable Diseases ("Official Gazette" No. 79/07 and 43/09) regulates the transfer of the deceased to the Republic of Croatia.
According to the provisions of Article 61 Paragraph 1 Law, a dead person (regardless of citizenship) can be transferred to the Republic of Croatia on the basis of an authorization issued by the diplomatic mission or consular office of the Croatian. This means that the person for burial the body is trying to convey the deceased person (or his remains were exhumed) from a foreign country to submit the request to the competent diplomatic mission or consular office of the Republic. Besides the form of an authorization to deceased relatives or funeral organized transport fulfills a diplomatic mission or consular office, the request must be accompanied by the following: extract from the register of deaths in the international pattern medical certificate of death, indicating the cause of death, proof of citizenship of the deceased person, deceased person's passport, which officer at a diplomatic mission or consular office must cancel (unless he is a citizen of Croatia possessed a passport) or other identification document from which undoubtedly can determine citizenship and identity of the deceased person, approval (certificate) to transfer the deceased from the state that the deceased person is transferred, data carrier (funeral): personal data driver, passport number, vehicle registration number, if you will in a vehicle that will transport the body of a deceased person be a relative deceased, are required and its data, if the body will be shipped by air, necessary Data on the number of flights, the airport company and airport landing. If a foreign national who is seeking burial in Croatia should submit a certificate (written evidence) cemetery (or parish) sets forth the place of burial / burial. Important note: Transit (transit) the deceased through the country is done free of an authorization. Transfer urns with ashes deceased person shall be free of an authorization (and it is crossing the state border of Croatia must present a certificate of crematoria). For the issuance of an authorization and charged consular fee of 54 BAM (heading 74, paragraph 2 and heading 79 of the Administrative Fees). Furthermore, it is important to emphasize that the burial society in BiH, which is engaged in international transport generally familiar with the necessary legislation and procedures, so that the procedures in preparing documentation and the organization of transport carried out in the shortest possible time. The text is received by the Foreign Ministry representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Deaths in SERBIA
List of documents that are necessary in case of transfer of the remains residues from Serbia to Croatia: death certificates extract from the register of deaths identification (with picture) cadaver certificate of burial place in the Republic of Croatia If the deceased person had a Croatian passport of the Republic, it is also necessary to attach the annulment Consular Fee = EUR 27 If it comes to the exhumation, the request, after receipt of the Consular Section of the Embassy, sent for approval to the Ministry of Health. The text is received by the Department of Foreign Ministry in Zagreb.
Deaths in SWITZERLANDRequest for issuance of an authorization shall be accompanied by:
extract from the register of deaths (or death certificates) medical certificate of death (specify cause) proof of nationality and identity of the deceased person (usually a passport in the event of the death of Croatian citizens certainly be in their original annulment) approval for export body of a deceased person from Switzerland confirmation from the country, indicating the burial place of the deceased person completed form (obtained at the Embassy) The text is received by the Foreign Ministry representative in Switzerland.
Deaths in AUSTRIAShipment shall be issued for transportation of mortal remains and burial in Croatia.
An application for the issuance of an authorization may be submitted at the Embassy of the family members of the deceased person or a representative of the funeral home that transported the remains of the RC. Request for issuance of an authorization must submit the following: passport of the deceased person death certificate issued in international format (international death certificate) certificate showing that a cause of death Austrian transit permit mortal remains (Leichenpass) certificate of burial place in Croatia (only in the case of a foreign national) For transit through Croatia (burial in a third country) is not required Shipment Shipment RH only state in which to do the burial. To transfer the urn containing the ashes (irrespective of the nationality of the deceased person whose ashes spread) is required only confirmation crematorium where the cremation was performed. The consular fee for the issuance of an authorization will be charged according TB74 / 2.79 (27 €). Text received by the Foreign Ministry offices in Austria.
Deaths in UNITED STATES OF AMERICAFor the issuance of an authorization for the transfer of the remains to the Republic of Croatia, it is necessary to submit the following documents:
identification document of the deceased, death certificate, Coroner's certificate, statement certified by a notary public funeral that casket sealed in accordance with regulations, certificate of the competent U.S. authorities that there are no impediments to the export of remains abroad, and that person has not died of infectious diseases, name of the person who accompanies late-th, details of transportation (plane, boat, etc.) Certificate cemetery burial site.
Transit of the deceased through the country (transit) is performed without Consigment. Transfer urns with ashes deceased person shall be free of an authorization, but it is necessary to present a certificate of cremation crematorium. The consular service is charged. Text is taken from the pages of the relevant Foreign Ministry representative in the United States.