About Us Death of Indian Nationals Abroad

For Sending mortal remains to India

  • For sending mortal remains of the deceased to India for last rites, a copy of death certificate in original with one photocopy, a letter from mortuary stating that the body has been embalmed properly and sealed in a casket, as per international norms should be sent.
  • The passport of the deceased along with the above relevant documents should be sent to the Embassy for cancellation. The detailed procedure for dispatch of mortal remains and any other information can be obtained from the Embassy at email Consular.bogota@mea.gov.in and visa.bogota@mea.gov.in or Tel No. 6373259

For Sending Ashes to India

  • Fill out Miscellaneous form Indian Services, a copy of death certificate and letter from the cremation site stating that the urn contains only cremated remains of the deceased and it has been sealed properly as per international norms should be got attested by the Embassy.
  • The passport of the deceased along with the above relevant documents should be sent to the Embassy for cancellation.
All Indian nationals residing in Colombia and Ecuador are requested to please Register with Embassy by providing your details. The information is useful for Embassy for contacting the Indian nationals to pass any information and also for sending invitations for events organised by Embassy. The procedure for registration can be found in the link given below,