Despite the war. we offer overland transportation of deceased persons & urns to Ukraine

Несмотря на войну. мы предлагаем наземную перевозку умерших и урн в Украину Война и кризис в Украине. Что делать, если граждане Украины умирают в Германии и хотят быть похороненными в Украине?

War and crisis in Ukraine. What to do when Ukrainian nationals die in Germany and want to be buried in Ukraine?

Our phones are red-hot due to the high number of  calls and inquiries regarding the deaths of Ukrainian refugees and previous citizens in Germany who wish to be buried in Ukraine.

The war in Ukraine has paralyzed air traffic and many other transport options, severely restricting us as before during the corona pandemic. However, as professionals in the field of worldwide repatriation of the deceased, we always quickly find a solution so that the deceased Ukrainians can be transported from Germany back to their country for burial despite the war.

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Who are we ? & what do we do?

AIM Bestattung & worldwide transfers is a funeral and repatriation company that has been in existence since 2010 and specializes in the repatriation of bodies and urns to Ukraine and all countries of the world. Thanks to our good contacts with embassies abroad, we also have the possibility to repatriate deceased persons abroad back to Germany. We work very successfully with over 900 companies worldwide. We offer you complete support and processing in the event of a death that subsequently needs to be transferred to Ukraine.

Our know-how and years of experience in the field of body and urn repatriation to Ukraine, you will feel very safe and well advised in our hands.

How to hire us?

You can commission us conveniently online by simply printing out our order form, filling it out and sending it to us by email at

You can also easily take a photo of the order form with your smartphone and send us a smart picture via Whats App.

What documents are required for the transfer of the deceased or urn to Ukraine?

The following documents are required for the transfer of the body or ashes  Ukraine.

  • identity card of the deceased and the identity card

  • Data (name and telephone number) of the recipient in Ukraine, or the data of the accompanying person

All other documents, e.g. birth certificate for unmarried persons, marriage certificate for married persons, death certificate of the spouse for widowed persons, etc., are only required for the final death certificate and can be conveniently submitted to the relevant registry office after the transfer of the deceased.

If documents are missing, a provisional death certificate is issued by the registry office, which can be used to transfer the body to Ukraine without any problems.


What does it cost to transfer a deceased person to Ukraine?

The full cost of repatriating a body or urn to Ukraine varies and depends on the following factors.

  • place of death (travel costs)

  • Airline freight costs (depending on the weight of the deceased)

  • Fees incurred at the hospital, registry office, cemetery, coroner's office, etc.

In order for us to be able to send you a more precise offer for the repatriation of a deceased person to Ukraine, please provide us with detailed information about the death.

Important and current note: Due to the current situation in Ukraine, we can only offer repatriations of deceased persons by hearse to Ukraine or to the national border, which also involves higher costs due to the risk and increased effort. Please contact us for a current and individual offer 

What services and fees do these costs include?

  • The coroner's fee charged by the doctor or hospital.

  • the collection of the deceased from the place of death and the subsequent transfer to us.</p

  • We have the option of storing the deceased in our cold storage cells.</p

  • The hygienic care of the deceased

  • Performing the necessary preservation or embalming with formalin, including optical preparation (thanatopraxy).

  • We carry out the basic hygienic care, dressing (including own clothing if desired), legal coffining.

  • Legal transfer coffin with zinc insert, which is sealed airtight. Incl. pillow and blanket

  • Administration fees and booking of the flight to Ukraine


  • issue of an international death certificate from the competent registry office

  • the corpse passport from the public order office

  • The submission of the German burial documents to the consulate.</p

  • The  corpse passport

  • the handling of all formalities and trips to the authorities

  • Packing of the coffin with stretch film in accordance with Intern. regulations

  • The transfer to the airport

  • the freight costs of the forwarding agent for transportation to the destination airport in Ukraine (up to a body weight of approx. 80 kg) with an airline of our choice. We will also be happy to recommend a suitable funeral director in Ukraine.

  • Our fixed price is not reduced if individual services are not used.</p

If you require additional services or services that differ from our offer, this is possible at any time without any problems for an additional charge.

What is the procedure?

  1. Fill out our order form and send it to us with the required documents and information by email.

  2. Wait until we have completed all the necessary documents and all other activities and we will get back to you.

  3. You will receive all important documents and information such as AWB consignment note, flight data, photos etc.

  4. The deceased is duly delivered to the airport and handed over to the forwarding company


To which airports do we transfer the deceased or urn to Ukraine?

Every international airport is able to accept bodies  or urns and can therefore be approached.

In Ukraine there are the following airports for example

  • Kiev, Kharkiv (Ukraine

How long does it take for the deceased or urn to arrive in Ukraine?

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a body or urn (ashes) to Ukraine takes between 5-10 working days



How high are the costs for repatriation from Ukraine to Germany?


If a death occurs in Ukraine, we are able to cooperate with our local partners to repatriate the deceased to Germany. This is often associated with very high costs, so it always makes sense to take out travel health insurance.

The total costs are made up of the costs of the funeral director in Ukraine, any outstanding treatment costs from the clinic in Ukraine, and our services to the desired airport or cemetery.


Will I always be kept up to date with the current status of processing?

Yes, we always carry out the transfer of the deceased to Ukraine in close consultation with you so that you are always kept up to date. If you do not want this, please let us know in good time.


We are at your disposal at all times and are at your side as an experienced, reliable and competent partner in the event of a body or urn transfer to Ukraine.

Telephone +49 89 379 85 331