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Death of an American Citizen Abroad

Death of a Loved One

Death is a time of crisis for one's family and friends no matter where it takes place. If death occurs overseas the experience can be even more traumatic, especially if the procedures involved are not clearly understood.

There are several important things that the Next of Kin must do in conjunction with the U.S. Embassy or Consulate following the death of an American citizen in Turkey. We are ready to assist you with any of these steps at any point.

  1. Reporting a Death
  2. Communicating Your Relationship
  3. Decisions to Be Made
  4. Your Wishes for the Disposition of Remains
  5. Turkish Government Documents
  6. Funeral Home Arrangements in Turkey
  7. Timing
  8. Transmitting Funds
  9. The Report of Death