Transfer of deceased persons & urns to China

Worldwide body & urn transfers by professionals

Who are we ? & what do we do?

AIM Bestattung & Überführungen is a funeral and repatriation company that has been in existence for 10 years and specializes in the repatriation of bodies to China and all countries of the world. Thanks to our good contacts with foreign embassies, 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 China.

Our expertise and years of experience in the field of body repatriation to China will make you feel very safe and well advised in our hands.

How to hire us?

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

You can also simply take a photo of the order form with your smartphone and send it to us as a smart image via Whats App.

What documents are required for the transfer of the deceased to China?

The following documents are required for the repatriation of the body to China.

  • ID of the deceased and the Chinese identity card

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

All other documents such as 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. 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 will be issued by the registry office, which can be used to transfer the body to China without any problems.


What costs are involved in transferring a body to China?

The total cost of repatriating a body to China varies and depends on the following factors.

  • Place of death (travel costs)

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

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

In order for us to send you a more accurate quote for the repatriation of a deceased person to China, please provide us with detailed information about the death.


What services and fees do these costs include?

  • The doctor's or hospital's post-mortem fee.

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

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

  • the hygienic care of the deceased.

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

  • We provide 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

  • Administrative fees and booking of the flight to China.

  • Ordering an international death certificate from the relevant registry office.

  • the corpse passport from the public order office.

  • The submission of the German funeral documents to the China Consulate.

  • The Chinese corpse passport

  • The handling of all formalities and trips to the authorities

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

  • Transfer to the airport

  • the freight costs of the shipping company for the transport to the destination airport in China (up to a body weight of about 80 kg) with an airline of our choice. We will also be happy to recommend a suitable funeral director in China.

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

If you require additional services or services that deviate 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 will be duly delivered to the airport and handed over to the forwarding company.


To which airports do we transfer the deceased in China?

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

In China, for example,

there are the following airports


  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG, China) . ."

  • Beijing, all Airports (PEK, NAY) (BJS, China) . ..

  • Beijing Capital International (Beijing) (PEK, China) . ..

  • Fuzhou (FOC, China) . ..

  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN, China) . ."

  • Chengdu (CTU, China) . ..

  • Chongqing (CKG, China) . ..

  • Hangzhou (HGH, China)

How long does it take for the deceased to arrive in China?

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a body to China takes between 3-5 working days.


What are the costs of repatriation from China to Germany?

If a death occurs in China, 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 China, any outstanding treatment costs from the clinic in China, and our services to the desired airport or cemetery.

The costs here are roughly between 4500 € and can go up to a high 5-digit range if there are still outstanding treatment costs from the clinic.


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

Yes, we always handle the transfer of the deceased to China 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 always at your disposal and are at your side as an experienced, reliable and competent partner in the event of a body transfer to China.

Tel: +49 (0)89 379 85 331