Transfer of deceased persons & urns to the Philippines

Body repatriation

Who are we ? & what do we do?

AIM Bestattung & Überführungen is a funeral and repatriation company with headquarters in Munich, which has been in existence for 10 years and specializes in the repatriation of bodies and urns to the Philippines and all countries of the world. Thanks to our good contacts with foreign embassies, 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 the Philippines.

Our know-how and years of experience in the field of body and urn repatriation to the Philippines, 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 out and sending it to us by email to

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

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

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

  • ID of the deceased and the Australian identity card

  • Data (name and telephone number) of the recipient in the Philippines, 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 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 the Philippines without any problems.


What does it cost to transfer a body to the Philippines?

The complete cost of a body or urn repatriation to the Philippines 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 the Philippines, 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 the Philippines

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

  • the corpse passport from the public order office

  • The submission of the German burial documents to the Argentine consulate.</p

  • The Argentine 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 shipping company for transportation to the destination airport in the Philippines (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 the Philippines.</p

  • Our fixed price is not reduced if individual services are not used.</p

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 the Philippines?

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

In the Philippines there are the following airports for example

  • Airport Bohol (TAG - Philippines) 
  • Airport Manila (MNL - Philippines)

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

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a body or urn (ashes) to the Philippines takes between 3-5 working days.


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


If a death occurs in the Philippines, 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 the Philippines, any outstanding treatment costs from the clinic in the Philippines, 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 manage the transfer of the deceased to the Philippines 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 the Philippines.

24-hour telephone +49 89 379 85 331