Croatia is most often chosen as a holiday destination, Poles quite rarely go there for work. The most visited cities are: Omiš, Makarska, Baška Voda, Šibenik or Podgora and Rogoznica.
Formal conditions for the transport of deceased from Croatia to Poland
In order to transport the body of a deceased person to our country, a set of documents must be submitted:
- Birth and marriage certificates from the Registry Office (if you do not have a copy);
- A burial permit issued by the district governor or mayor;
- A copy of the death certificate (smrtni letter or izvadak iz matice umrlih) or other document evidencing death;
- Permission from the local state administration (sanitary inspectorates) of the Republic of Croatia (Sprovodnica za prijenos umrle osobe - laissez-passer for corpse);
- Medical certificate that the death was not related to an infectious disease (Potvrda o smrti);
- Permission to bury a corpse from the Croatian sanitary-epidemiological office (mrtvozornik)-the document is called Dozvola za pokop umrle osobe
- Certificate for bringing the body or ashes (remains) into the country issued by the Consul
In addition, in the case of:
- a certificate from the funeral home handling the transport that the body was placed in a metal coffin containing a layer of absorbent substance at least 5 cm thick on the bottom, and the metal coffin was carefully soldered and placed in a wooden box in such a way that it could not move in it
- cremation certificate (Potvrda o kremiranju);
- certificates from the funeral home that the ashes have been placed in a sealed, damage-resistant container
How does the transport of deceased look like?
Transport of the body from Croatia to Poland is carried out overland. The corpses are transported by a specialized hearse that meets a number of legal and sanitary requirements. Each of our cars is equipped with a cooler and protection against sliding of the coffin or urn. In order to respect the dignity of the deceased, we also ensure that the driver's cabin is permanently separated from the part intended for the placement of deceased or human remains.
- After accepting and signing the contract and sending scans of the necessary documents, our employee leaves for the place where the body of the deceased person is located and collects the original documents from the nearby offices to continue the procedure of bringing the corpse from abroad.
- Next, our employee goes to the previously indicated place (usually a morgue) to collect the body and ensure that it is properly prepared for the journey.
- Upon your request, we take a photo of the body so that you can be sure that the coffin contains the designated person. (The service is free of charge, you receive the photos on the SIM card)
- Before leaving the country, the Employee dealing with your case performs consular clearance at the Consulate appropriate for the place of residence of the deceased person.
- Prior to the scheduled departure, the Family is informed (by email or telephone) of the exact route selected and the scheduled time of arrival at the designated location within our country.
Transporting a body from Croatia to Poland is a cost:
8,500 - 12,900 PLN
For an accurate quote, please call us at +48 608-135-247