Transfer of deceased persons and urns to Spain

Transfer of deceased persons to Spain

Transfer of deceased and urns to Spain

AIM Bestattung & Überführungen has been a professional  funeral and repatriation company based in Germany for many years, specializing in the repatriation of bodies and urns / ashes to Spain and all countries of the world. Thanks to our good contacts with foreign embassies, we also have the possibility of repatriating deceased persons abroad back to Germany. We work very successfully with over 1900 companies worldwide. We offer you complete support and processing in the event of a death that subsequently needs to be transferred to India.

Our know-how and years of experience in the field of body and urn repatriation to Spain, 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 sending it to us by email to[nbsp]

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 Spain?

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

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

All other documents, e.g. birth certificate for unmarried 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, with which the body or urn can be transferred to Spain without any problems.

How much does it cost to transfer a body or urn / ashes to Spain?

The complete cost of a body or urn to Spain 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 the coffin or urn

So that we can send you a more precise offer for the transfer of a deceased person or urn to Spain, please provide us with detailed information about the death.


What services and fees are included in these costs?

  • 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.
  • We have the option of storing the deceased in our cold storage cells.
  • Hygienic care of the deceased.
  • Carrying out 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 Spain.
  • 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 Spanish consulate.
  • Funeral passport
  • the handling of all formalities and trips to the authorities
  • Packing the coffin with stretch film in accordance with intern. regulations
  • transportation to the airport
  • the freight costs of the forwarding agent for transportation to the destination airport in Spain (up to a body weight of approx. 80 kg) with an airline of our choice. We can also recommend a suitable mortician in Spain.
  • Our fixed price is not reduced if individual services are not used.

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 with the required documents and information by email.
  2. Wait until we have completed all the necessary documents and all other activities and we get back to you.
  3. You will receive all important documents and information such as AWB consignment note, flight details, photos, etc.
  4. The deceased will be properly delivered to the airport and handed over to the forwarding company.


To which airports do we transfer the deceased or ashes in Spain?

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

In Spain there are the following airports, for example

  • Airport Madrid(Spain)
  • Barcelona Airport
  • Valencia Airport
  • Seville Airport

How long does it take for the deceased or urn / ashes to arrive in Spain?

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a body or urn to Spain takes between 5-10 working days.


What are the costs of repatriation from Spain to Germany?

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


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

Yes, we always carry out the transfer of the deceased or the urn / ashes to Spain 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.

[nbsp]We are always at your disposal and are at your side as an experienced, reliable and competent partner in the event of a body or urn / ashes transfer to Spain.


Contact us Tel: +49 89 379 85 331


Repatriation and transfer of deceased and urns / ashes to Spain

We repatriate deceased persons and urns from Germany to Spain by plane or with our funeral vehicles reliably and in close consultation with you.

We also carry out repatriations of deceased persons from Spain to Germany carefully and quickly.

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Devoluciones y transferencias de personas fallecidas hacia / desde España

Transportamos a los fallecidos de Alemania a España en avión o con nuestros vehículos funerarios de manera confiable y en estrecha consulta con usted. Las repatriaciones de los difuntos de España a Alemania también se llevan a cabo con cuidado y rapidez. Llámenos y obtenga una cotización.