Transfer of the deceased to Côte d'Ivoire

Worldwide body & urn transfers by professionals

Transfer of deceased persons & urns to Ivory Coast

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 and urns to the Ivory Coast and all countries of the world. Thanks to our good contacts with embassies abroad, we also have the possibility of repatriating 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 Ivory Coast.

Our know-how and years of experience in the field of body and urn repatriation to Ivory Coast, 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 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 transfer of the deceased or urn to the Ivory Coast?

The following documents are required for the repatriation of the body or ashes  Ivory Coast.

  • ID card of the deceased or identity card

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


What does it cost to transfer a body to Côte d'Ivoire?

The complete cost of a body or urn repatriation to Ivory Coast 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 Ivory Coast, please provide us with detailed information about the death



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 Ivory Coast


  • 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 shipping company for transportation to the destination airport in Ivory Coast (up to a body weight of approx. 80 kg) with an airline of our choice. We can also provide you with a recommendation of a suitable funeral director in Ivory Coast.


  • 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 the Ivory Coast?

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

In Ivory Coast there are the following airports, for example

  • Airport International Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire

How long does it take for the deceased or urn to arrive in Côte d'Ivoire?

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a body or urn (ashes) to Côte d'Ivoire takes between 3-8 working days.


How high are the costs for repatriation from Côte d'Ivoire to Germany?


If a death occurs in Ivory Coast, 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 Ivory Coast, any outstanding treatment costs from the hospital in Ivory Coast, 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 Ivory Coast 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 Côte d'Ivoire.

Telephone +49 89 379 85 331