Transfer of deceased persons & urns to Ireland

Who are we ? & what do we do?

AIM Bestattung & Überführungen is a professional funeral and repatriation company that has been in existence for 10 years and specializes in the repatriation of bodies and urns to Ireland 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 Ireland.

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

How to instruct us?

You can commission us conveniently online by simply printing out our order form, filling it in and emailing it to

You can also simply 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 Ireland?

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

  • ID card of the deceased and identity card

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


All other documents, e.g. birth certificate for single 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 Ireland without any problems.


What costs are incurred when transferring a body or urn / ashes to Ireland?

The total cost of repatriating a body or urn to Ireland 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 send you a more accurate quote for the repatriation of a deceased person to Ireland, please provide us with detailed information about the death



What services and fees do these costs include?

  • The coroner's fee from 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 Ireland


  • Issue of 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 Irish Consulate.</p


  • The Ireland funeral 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 Ireland (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 Ireland.</p


  • 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 and urns to Ireland?

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

In Ireland there are the following airports, for example 

  • Airport Dublin, Cork, Donegal, Galway, Kerry (Ireland

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

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


What are the costs of repatriation from Ireland to Germany?

If a death occurs in Ireland, we are able to work with our local partners to repatriate the deceased back 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 Ireland, any outstanding treatment costs from the hospital in Ireland, and our services to the desired airport or cemetery.

The costs here are roughly between 1500 ? 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 processing?

Yes, we always handle the transfer of the deceased and urns / ashes to Ireland 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 and urn transfer to Ireland.

24 hours Tel: +49 (0)89 379 85 331