Transfer of Human Remains

Transfer of Human Remains

Person in Charge:
Mr. Tony Barkachy 
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext  3
Email: tony.barkachy@nylebcons.org

Alternate Person in Charge:
Mr. Habib Osman
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 2
Email: habib.habib@nylebcons.org

At the Consular Section or via certified mail at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

Complete a transfer of human remains form (select the link to get the form)

·         Two copies of the death certificate.

·         Two copies of the official Health Department certificate for epidemic and communicable diseases.

·         Two copies of the funeral home’s embalmment certificate.

·         Two copies of a recent family/individual ikhraj kayd or Lebanese identification card (I.D.) for the deceased.

·         Where applicable, Lebanese passport of the deceased.

·         If the deceased is not Lebanese: two copies of the birth certificate and passport if available.

·         Complete a death registration application.

·         Fees: free of charge.    

.         Certified self-addressed and stamped envelope for return (no return fees are accepted), at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

Via email

Applicable if no passport is available for the deceased. Include scanned copies (cell phone photos are not acceptable) of the application forms and all supporting documents.

Complete a transfer of human remains form (select the link to get the form)

·         Copy of the death certificate.

·         Copy of the official Health Department certificate for epidemic and communicable diseases.

·         Copy of the funeral home’s embalmment certificate.

·         Copy of a recent family/individual ikhraj kayd or Lebanese identification card (I.D.) for the deceased.

·         If the deceased is not Lebanese: two copies of the birth certificate and passport if available.

·         Complete a death registration application.

·         Fees: free of charge.