McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Homes

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
“The opportunity to serve” is the highest compliment
McInnis & Holloway could receive.
Call (403) 243-8200 or 1-800-661-1599

Greece

  •  Body
    • Paperwork (English) (2 copies of all paperwork)
      • Burial Permit – Yes
      • Consulate Contact – Yes (Consular Fees will apply)
      • Legalization of documents at Consulate
      • Provincial Death Certificate (3 copies) – Yes
      • Certificate for Shipment of Body Out of Province (form 4) – Yes
      • Letter from Alberta Health (individual does not have communicable disease & no epidemic existed ) – Yes
      • Letter of embalming – Yes
      • Greek passport, Greek Identity card, Birth Certificate– Yes
      • Name and address of the Funeral Home and cemetery in charge of receiving the deceased – Yes
      • Flight Itinerary – Yes
      • Once all the documentation has been processed, the Funeral Home will schedule an appointment with the Greek Consulate.
      • A member of the family, together with the Funeral Director will attend at the Consulate at the time arranged.
      • The family member who attends the Consulate must bring the following items: •Greek passport, Greek Identity Card and Birth Certificate for themselves, as well as the deceased.
      • The family member must also bring approximately $1.00.00 in cash for the Consulate to pay them directly for the stamps and seals that will be placed on the documents.
      • Consulate will need to witness the packaging of the remains

 

  • Outer Container
    • Hermetically Sealed Metal Liner Required – Yes
    • Air Tray – No –
    • Overseas shipping container – Yes
    • Casket allowed – yes

 

  • Deceased
    • Embalming Required – Yes

 

  • Urn – Check with consulate for urn specifications.

 

  • Paperwork (English)
    • Certificate of cremation – Yes
    • Letter of non-Contraband – Yes
      • Burial Permit – Yes
      • Consulate Contact – Yes (Consular Fees will apply)
      • Clearance letter required from Consulate
      • Provincial Death Certificate (3 copies) – Yes
      • Deceased passport – Yes
      • Name and address of the Funeral Home and cemetery in charge of receiving the urn – Yes
      • Flight Itinerary – No

 

  • Outer Container
    • Metal – No
    • Wood – shipping container , Consulate will put seals on the outside .
    • Marble – No