Mears Repatriation offers a comprehensive international repatriation service to Bulgaria. Our all-inclusive price of£2,975.00 is based on a flight into Sofia International Airport but other options are available, please contact us for alternatives.
There are several Bulgarian airports with the necessary customs clearance for international repatriations including Sofia, Varna, Plovdiv and Burgas.
Our Professional Fees
International Embalming, dressing and care of Deceased
Local UK Removal
Wrap to protect Coffin or Casket
Air Way Bill (AWB) production
Customs and Handling
Transportation to Airport
Free From Infection Certificate
Access to Repatriation Progress Tracker
Flight Charge to Sofia International Airport
Staff Visit to Embasy
Total cost of the Repatriation
Local London removal inclusive in our charges. Excess mileage, priced per mile.
Local Church Service prior to the Repatriation - Hearse only and Funeral Staff. Hearse direct to Church for service.
Limousine to convey mourners from private address to Church Service for two hours.
Upgrading a Coffin or Casket
Mears Repatriation offer a wide range of coffins and caskets suitable for international transportation of the deceased. All coffins are offered with a removable zinc lining to create a hermetic (airtight) seal as required by IATA (International Air Transport Association) regulations. Our repatriation caskets have a built-in sealing system, so a zinc lining is not required.
Some of our most popular casket choices are shown below, please click on the images to reveal more detail. As you make your selection, the all-inclusive price at the top of the screen will be updated automatically. Please don't worry if you are not yet ready to make a final choice, we can finalise your decision later in the process.
Sometimes the legal and regulatory complexity of a repatriation can seem a little daunting, so we try to keep things as simple as possible.
We breakdown every element of our pricing so you can see exactly what you are paying for and, should you decide to entrust us with your repatriation, you will be looked after by one named member of our staff throughout. You will also have access to our exclusive Repatriation Progress Tracking tool, making it easy to follow every stage of your loved one's journey to their final place of rest.
The Bulgarian authorities tend to be very strict regarding repatriation. The documentation needs to be completed precisely and the coffin has always to be presented at the Bulgarian Embassy to receive the official seal.
As part of our repatriation service to Bulgaria, we will obtain the necessary permits that allows transportation of the Deceased from the United Kingdom to Bulgaria.
We work with Funeral Directors in Bulgaria to provide a speedy yet professional service. As soon as all relevant paperwork is completed we aim to inform you of the flight details within two hours, allowing you to book your own flight tickets on the same flight if desired.
Our repatriation service includes:
Advice on all aspects of repatriation relating to:
All major airlines
Preparation of the deceased
Provision of a zinc-lined coffin or metal casket conforming to international transportation regulations
Documentation delivery service and collection for Coroners 'Out of England' certificate across the whole of the UK
Freight booking services and airway bill production
Collection and delivery service throughout the UK 24 hours per day, 7 days a week
Full use of our newly refurbished Chapel of Rest
24/7 access to our unique Repatriation Progress Tracking tool
Embassy of Bulgaria
186-188 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, SW7 5HL
Tel: 020 7581 3144
Repatriation Funeral Plans
All-inclusive repatriation to Bulgaria based on a Basic Repatriation Coffin
Plan arrangement fee
If paid over 12 months:
£ 0 per month
If paid over 24 months:
£ 0 per month
"The plan chosen was exactly what we wanted, and to be able to arrange everything in one place and at one time was a great benefit."
You’re never too young to pre-plan and pre-pay your Repatriation expenses.
Mears Repatriation is the only specialist repatriation company offering pre-paid plans.
People are waking up to the fact that they can not only pre-plan their repatriation, but also pre-pay the repatriation expenses – now – at today’s prices and beating any raise in costs. Many thousands of people in the UK and expatriates abroad have planned and paid for their repatriation as part of a sensible and responsible approach to organising their lives.
Please contact us for further details.
The Personal Touch
Your email will be responded to within one hour if you contact us during normal office hours. Otherwise we will respond as soon as we open for business.
If you would prefer to speak to someone in person, please call us during office hours on +44 20 3455 0305.
What Documents Are Needed for Repatriation?
Passport of the deceased - An out of date passport is acceptable.
UK death certificate.
Embalming certificate - Mears Repatriation will supply.
Freedom from infection certificate - Mears Repatriation will supply.
Permission to take the person out of the country - Mears Repatriation will apply for this.
In our memorial brochure you will find a selection of the granite and marble memorials, headstones and gravestones that are available to you.