Bi-State Cremation & Funeral Service is a funeral home that assist families after the passing of a loved one bring them back home or send them home for funeral service, burial, or cremation. We are the most cost effective funeral home in the area offering these services. Our St. Louis area funeral home charges $1,545.00 for fowarding human remains within the contenintal United States, and $1,995.00 to ship remains from St. Louis to another country. When Shipping remains to another country extra charges could apply such as fees for for special forms or translation of documents as well as special containers for shipping. These prices include embalming, casketing, dressing as well as transportation to the airport or train station. This charge also includes all paperwork and permits that need to be completed, for the funeral home to ship your loved one from St. Louis, to the desired destination. This cost also includes the charge for the special shipping container required.
Here at Bi-State Cremation we understand shipping and receiving remains to another city or country can be very costly, but we go out of our way to make things as cost effective as possible.
What is not included in our price is the cost of transpiration such as airfare, any special container required for international shipping. When arranging to bring your loved one in from another state or country these cost may vary from place to place so it is impossibel to give an exact quote, but our funeral home tries to offer the best prices possible.
Families that offer would like to have a funeral service or visitation before shipping remains from St. Louis to the state or country of burial, we offer those services as well at very reasonable rates.
For families that choose cremation we can assist with cremation your loved one out of state as well as bringing them home. We can also assist with shipping your loved ones cremated remains from St. Louis to the desired location.
The Covid 19 pandemic has caused some changes in the shipping of humans remains. People that have passed away of Covid 19 still can be shipped domestically with proper precautions. Shipping human remains and cremains that have passed away from covid 19 internationally reqiures certain precautions. Some countries may require documentation from the local health department or CDC. The Covid 19 pandemic has altered shipping of human remains and cremains from St. Louis, Missouri and other cities in a few ways. the caost of airfare for human remains as of this moment seems to have decreased. The airlines now require all funeral homes to pay by credit card. Airports in many cities in the U.S. due to the Covid 19 pandemic have stopped flights to certain cities, as well have restricted the weight requrements for shipping deceased humans from 500-pounds to a total of 300 pounds. This weight included the deceased person casket as well as the special container used for shipping.
Here at Bi-State Cremation and Funeral Service we a St. Louis Cremation and embalming trade service helping funeral directors that are assiting families to bring their loved ones back home from St. Louis. We assist with all necessary paperwork as well as securing death certificates. We are a phone call away.
If we can assist you with any of these services feel free to call us at Bi-State Cremation & Funeral Service at 314-831-8868.