Transfer of deceased & urns to Lanzarote & Canary Islands

Transfer of deceased to Lanzarote / Funeral Shipping to Lanzarote

Lanzarote is the northeasternmost of the eight Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean, and has a dreamlike landscape with beautiful beaches, so that more and more people are requesting repatriation and burial on Lanzarote or the other Canary Islands. Conversely, we also offer the repatriation of deceased persons in Lanzarote to their home country.

Who are we ? & what do we do?

AIM Funeral & worldwide repatriations is a funeral and repatriation company that has been in existence since 2010 and specializes in the repatriation of bodies and urns to Lanzarote 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 would subsequently have to be transferred to Lanzarote.

Our know-how and years of experience in the field of body and urn repatriation to Lanzarote, you will feel very safe and well advised in our hands.


What documents are required for the transfer of the deceased or urn to Lanzarote?

The following documents are required for the repatriation of the body or ashes to  Lanzarote

  • ID card of the deceased and the identity card
  • Data (name and telephone number) of the recipient in Lanzarote, or the data of the accompanying person.


All other documents such as 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, but can easily be 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 Lanzarote without any problems.


What does it cost to transfer a body to Lanzarote?

The complete cost of a body or urn transfer to Lanzarote varies and depends on the following factors.

  • Place of death (travel costs)
  • Airline freight costs (depending on the weight of the deceased)
  • Charges incurred at the hospital, registry office, cemetery, coroner's office, etc.</li

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

What services and fees are included in the costs?

  • The coroner's fee from the doctor or hospital
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  • The collection of the deceased from the place of death and the subsequent transfer to us
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  • We have the option of storing the deceased in our cold storage cells</li
  • The hygienic care of the deceased
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  • Performing the necessary preservation or embalming with formalin, including optical preparation (thanatopraxy)
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  • We carry out the basic hygienic care, dressing (including own clothing if desired), legal coffining
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  • Proper transfer coffin with zinc insert, which is sealed airtight. Incl. pillow and blanket
  • Administrative fees and booking of the flight to Lanzarote
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  • Issue of an international death certificate from the relevant registry office
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  • The issue of the corpse passport from the competent public order authority
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  • The submission of the German funeral documents to the consulate
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  • The handling of all formalities and trips to the authorities
  • Packing 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 Lanzarote (up to a body weight of approx. 80 kg) with an airline of our choice. We can also recommend a suitable funeral director in Lanzarote.</li
  • Our fixed price is not reduced if individual services are not used.</li

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?

  • Send us a request in advance by e-mail by sending us all the required  Wait until we have completed all the necessary documents and all other activities and we will get back to you.
  • You will receive all important documents and information such as AWB consignment note, flight data, photos, etc.

  • The deceased will be duly delivered to the airport and handed over to the forwarding company.


To which airports do we transfer the deceased or urn to Lanzarote?

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

In Lanzarote there are the following airports, for example

    • Lanzarote Airport ACE


How long does it take for the deceased or urn to arrive in Lanzarote?

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a body or urn (ashes) to Lanzarote takes between 3-7 working days.


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

If a death occurs in Lanzarote, we are able to cooperate 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 Lanzarote, any outstanding treatment costs from the clinic in Lanzarote, 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 carry out the transfer of the deceased to Lanzarote 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 a body or urn transfer to Lanzarote.


Telephone +49 89 379 85 331