Total Funeral Logistics

Cross border transportation
of human remains

We cover neighbouring countries, including Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

Cross-Border transport of a dead body
Back of TFL Body Transportation Van
TFL team transporting a dead body to the morgue

Benefits of this service:

  • Our offer includes a standard coffin.
  • We offer co-travelling for family members.
  • Our vehicles have temperature monitors to ensure refrigeration within the legislation.
  • All vehicles are fitted with security tracking for customer safety and current updates on the progress.
  • We assist with removals from homes, private and government hospitals and mortuaries.
  • We support families with the registration of deaths and issuing of death certificates.
  • We facilitate long-distance funerals.
  • We offer embalming services according to export regulations.
  • We allow for a short prayer within a radius of 50 km.
  • Our fleet and cargo have third party insurance.
  • We can assist with all export and import permits.

Let us take away the stress

Our friendly team can assist you with your situation.

Our services are available
24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days per year

Frequently Asked Questions

Does a deceased have to be embalmed to travel cross border?
Yes, no deceased can leave South Africa if not embalmed.
Does a deceased need to travel in a coffin?
Yes, regulations stipulate that all deceased need to be transported in a coffin to another country.
How many family members can accompany the deceased in a TFL vehicle?
We allow for 2 family members to accompany the deceased.
Do you use air transport for repatriation within the borders of South Africa?
No, all neighbouring countries are serviced by road as this is a faster and more cost effective option.
Our insurance has not paid enough to cover repatriation to the final burial site. What do I do now?
TFL can assist on a cash basis for the outstanding amount.
Do family members need to do a COVID test before crossing the border?
At the moment yes. A valid PCR test done within the last 48 hours is required.

Let us take away the stress

Our friendly team can assist you with your situation.

Please get in touch and our team will answer all your questions