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How can I do if I want to import or export the human remains or ashes?

  1. The declaration is necessary for importing or exporting the human remains or ashes, and they belong to the tariff code 3001.90.90.00-5 and 2621.90.10.00-4 respectively. Because of the regulation code, 804 or 802, the export or import of human remains also need to apply for the approval issued by the Department of Health, Executive Yuan. Please contact with Second Branch Office Center for Disease Control, Department of Health, Executive Yuan. (TEL: 03-398-2583; E-mail: doc20@cdc.gov.tw)
  2. In addition to the documents mentioned above, the identification of importer, air waybill and the death certificate should also be prepared. Moreover, certificates of cremation are also necessary for the declaration of ashes.
  3. According to the Article9, Paragraph1 of the Rule of Examination of Import and Export Goods, please apply for declaration to the planeside release units of Taipei Customs. (Farglory Free Trade Zone: 03-399-2888 ext.7552; Taiwan Air Cargo Terminal, TACT:03-398-3105; Evergreen Air Cargo Corporation, EGAC:03-393-8241)


Contact Information

886-2-25505500 ext. 2515

Data Source

Department of Customs Clearance Affairs

  • Publish Date:2019-05-27
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