حمل و نقل متوفی به ایران

Transfer / Shipping Deceased to IRAN by the Airway

Transfer of deceased persons & urns to Iran

Who are we ? & what do we do?

AIM Bestattung & Überführungen is a funeral and repatriation company that has been in existence since 2010 and specializes in the repatriation of corpses to Iran 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 Iran.

Our know-how and years of experience in the field of repatriation of deceased persons / bodies to Iran will make you feel very safe and well advised in our hands.

How to hire us?

Send us an email with your case, informing us of the place of death of the deceased and the destination airport in Iran you would like. You will then shortly receive an information email from us with all the steps involved and the approximate costs that would be incurred for your case. Simply follow the contents of the email and you will be informed on how to contact us online 


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

The following documents and information are required for the transfer of the body / deceased to Iran by plane.

  • Copy / scan of the  identity card or passport of the deceased person

  • Data of the recipient at the destination airport (full name and telephone number, email and address if applicable) or the data of an accompanying person, ticket number if applicable.

All other documents such as birth certificate for unmarried persons, marriage certificate for married persons, death certificate of 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/deceased person to Iran without any problems.


What does it cost to transport a deceased person to Iran?

The exact cost of transporting a deceased person to Iran is difficult to state in advance, as the prices vary greatly depending on the weight (incl. coffin), kerosene, fuel, and the cost of the flight. coffin), kerosene, different fees in the respective cities and states, clinic fluctuations and of course the fuel costs.

The following information would help us to give you an approximate cost range:

  • Exact place of death  (state, city, clinic or retirement home or even apartment)

  • Natural death, or was an autopsy ordered by the public prosecutor's office?
  • Airline freight costs (depending on the weight of the deceased)

  • Inappropriate height and weight (standard size coffin or extra-long or extra-wide)?
  • Any fees incurred at the hospital, registry office, cemetery, coroner's office or similar

  • Is another funeral director already involved in the case and must be paid for their work already carried out?

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


What services and fees do these costs include?

  • The doctor's or hospital's autopsy and death certificate fee.

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

  • Use of the cold rooms

  • Basic hygiene care for the deceased. Ritual ablution before departure if this is not carried out in Iran and the physical condition allows it.

  • Orderly transfer coffin with zinc insert (for transport purposes), which is sealed airtight.

  • Administrative fees and booking of the flight to Iran.

  • Applying for death certificates at the relevant registry office.

  • Carrying out all the necessary formalities and dealing with the authorities

  • Inclusion of an international corpse passport

  • The handling of all formalities and trips to the authorities

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

  • Coffin transfer to the airport, proper handover of the coffin to the airline's handling partner, submission of customs clearance.

  • The airline's freight costs for transport to the destination airport in Iran / Tehran or Mashad. 


If you require additional services or services that deviate from our offer, this is possible for an additional charge. Preferably, all wishes and ideas should be mentioned to us in the first or second meeting, as it is likely that plans and flights may be postponed later on.

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 required 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 Iran?

Every international airport is able to accept bodies / deceased persons and coffins, and can therefore be approached.

In Iran, for example, the following airports are available

  • Tehran ( IRAN)
  • Mashhad (IRAN)

How long does it take for the deceased / coffin to arrive in Iran?

As a rule, a transfer  of a body / deceased person in a coffin by plane  to Iran takes between 4-8 working days.

Note: Please note that it is not possible to transfer urns / ashes of a deceased person to Iran, or even to cremate a deceased person there 


What are the costs of repatriation from Iran to Germany?


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


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

Yes, we always organize the transfer of the deceased to Iran in close consultation with you, so that you are always 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 the transfer of a deceased person to Iran.

Telephone +49 (0) 89 / 379 85 331