Funeral Shipping to Sri Lanka

Transfer of deceased persons & urns to Sri Lanka

Who are we ? & what do we do?


AIM Bestattungen & worldwide repatriations 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 to Sri Lanka 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 which would subsequently have to be repatriated to Sri Lanka.


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


How to hire us?


You can easily commission us online by simply printing out our order form, filling it out and emailing it 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 repatriation of the deceased to Sri Lanka?

The following documents are required for the repatriation of the body to Sri Lanka

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

All other documents such as 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 competent 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 can be transferred to Sri Lanka without any problems.

How much does it cost to transfer a body to Sri Lanka?


The complete cost of repatriating a body to Sri Lanka 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.

To enable us to send you a more accurate quote for the repatriation of a deceased person to Sri Lanka, please provide us with detailed information about the death.

What services and fees are included in these costs?

    • 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.


    • We have the possibility to store the deceased in our cold storage cells.


    • the 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 (also 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 flight to Sri Lanka.
    • 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  consulate.
    • the international mortuary 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 Sri Lanka (up to a body weight of approx. 80 kg) with an airline of our choice. We can also recommend a suitable funeral director in Sri Lanka.
    • Our fixed price is not reduced if individual services are not used.

Should 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.



    1. Wait until we have completed all the necessary documents and all other activities and we will get back to you.



    1. You will receive all important documents and information such as AWB consignment note, flight data, photos, etc.



    1. The deceased is properly delivered to the airport and handed over to the forwarding company.

To which airports do we transfer the deceased in Sri Lanka?

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

In Sri Lanka there are the following airports e.g.

    • Airport Colombo Lanka) ...


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

As a rule, a smooth transfer of a body to Sri Lanka takes between 3-5 working days.


What are the costs of repatriation from Sri Lanka to Germany?

If a death occurs in Sri Lanka, 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 Sri Lanka, any outstanding treatment costs from the hospital in Sri Lanka, 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 to Sri Lanka 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 transfer to Sri Lanka.

Phone +49 (0)89 379 85 331