Transfer of deceased persons to Greece

Μεταφορά νεκρών Ελλήνων από τη Γερμανία στην Ελλάδα

Μεταφορά νεκρών Ελλήνων από τη Γερμανία στην Ελλάδα με αυτοκίνητο, πλοίο, αεροπλάνο ή ιδιωτικό τζετ. μεταφέρουμε τις σορούς σε κάθε πόλη και νησί της Ελλάδας στο σπίτι σας.

By hearse - By road with our funeral cars

If you wish, we can transport your deceased by road in our funeral cars to any town or island in Greece to the cemetery of your choice or to your home.

By ship - transfer of the deceased by ferry to all Greek islands

On request we carry out corpse transfers to all Greek islands by ferry, and back home

By plane - repatriation of deceased persons to Greece

With air transportation as the main option, we offer a fast and reliable transfer of the deceased.

Transport and repatriation of deceased persons to Greece

Επιστροφές και μεταφορές αποθανόντων από / προς την Ελλάδα

Μεταφέρουμε τον θάνατο από τη Γερμανία στην Ελλάδα με αεροπλάνο αξιόπιστα και σε στενή συνεννόνηση μαζί σας. Οι επαναπατρισμοί του νεκρού από την Ελλάδα στη Γερμανία διεξάγονται προσεκτικά και γρήγορα από εμάς. Καλέστε μας και λάβετε ένα απόσπασμα.

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Who are we ? & what do we do?

AIM Bestattung & weltweit Überführungen is a funeral and repatriation company with headquarters in Munich, which has been in existence since 2010 and specializes in the repatriation of bodies and urns to Greece 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 would subsequently have to be transferred to Greece.

Our expertise and years of experience in the field of body and urn repatriation to Greece will make you 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 in and emailing it to

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

What documents are required for the repatriation of the deceased to Greece?

The following documents are required for the repatriation of the body to Greece

  • ID card of the deceased or the identity card

  • Data (name and telephone number) of the recipient in Greece, 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 will be issued by the registry office, which can be used to transfer the body to Greece without any problems.


What costs are incurred when transferring a deceased person to Greece?

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

  • place of death (travel costs)

  • Transport route (hearse, ferry or plane)
  • 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 send you a more accurate quote for the repatriation of a deceased person to Greece, please provide us with detailed information about the death


What services and fees do these costs include?

  • The coroner's fee of the doctor or the 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 Greece

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

  • the corpse passport from the public order office
  • The submission of the German funeral documents to the Greek 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 Greece (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 Greece.</p

  • 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 for an additional charge.

What is the procedure?

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

  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 in Greece?

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


In Greece, for example, the following airports are available

  • Airport Athens (ATH, Greece) ...
  • Airport Thessaloniki (SKG, Greece) ...
  • Airport Heraklion (HER, Greece) ...
  • Corfu Airport Corfu (CFU, Greece) ...
  • Airport Rhodes (RHO, Greece) ...
  • Airport Chania (CHQ, Greece) ...
  • Airport Kos (KGS, Greece) ...
  • Airport Thira (JTR, Greece)

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

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a deceased person to Greece takes between 5-10 working days.


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

If a death occurs in Greece, 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 Greece, any outstanding treatment costs from the hospital in Greece, 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 handle the transfer of the deceased to Greece 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 Greece.

Telephone +49 (0)89 379 85 331