Transport of the body from Germany 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.

Due to the location of our company close to the border, 25 km from the border crossing in Słubice, we are able to guarantee fast and efficient transportation of the deceased from Germany. In addition, we have a network of branches in Germany, which facilitates the process of arranging the transportation of a body or urn.

Formal conditions for the transport of deceased from Germany to Poland

In order to transport the body of a deceased person to our country, a set of documents must be submitted:

In addition, in the case of:

Coffin Transport:

  • permission to bring in remains from Germany - Leichenpass

Urn Transport:

  • Cremation certificate (Einäscherungsbescheinigung)

Body transportation procedure from Germany to Poland

  1. Prepare basic information about the deceased person, such as name, surname, address, marital status, time and place of death;
  2. Check whether you or someone in the immediate family has access to the deceased person's documents such as birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate of the spouse, court judgment confirming divorce (if any);
  3. Contact us by phone at +48 608-135-247;
  4. Send us by e-mail (scan or photo) a set of necessary documents, which we will discuss in detail during the telephone conversation
  5. Accept the sent cost estimate and send by e-mail (scan or photo) the signed contract along with the agreed scope of our services and price;
  6. Wait for the implementation of the service (we will keep you informed of any action we take)
  7. After the transport service is completed, we will prepare the necessary documents enabling authorized persons to collect the funeral allowance from ZUS or KRUS (fixed amount: PLN 4,000)

How does the transport of deceased look like?

We are a trustworthy and reliable company, so at every step we try to clearly and transparently present to our customers the scope of our services. We are not afraid of any questions and are open to address any of your concerns. We approach each case individually, full of empathy and understanding for the family that has just lost a loved one.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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)
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
Transport of the deceased from Germany to Poland

Price of transport

Transporting a deceased from Germany to Poland is a cost:

6,500 - 9,900 PLN

The final cost of transporting a body from Germany to Poland depends on many factors, including on the scope of the service performed or the number of necessary permits and documents, both on the German and Polish side.

For an accurate quote, please call us at: +48 608-135-247

Our offer includes:

Body transportation time from Germany to Poland

1working day
formalities
+
1-2days
transport

Formalities related to the organization of the necessary permits and documentation in the vast majority of cases take up 1 working day. The transport itself is additional 1-2 days (including public holidays). Therefore, we make every effort to ensure that the family can say goodbye to the deceased loved one as soon as possible and accompany him on his last journey.

Branch network in Germany

According to the current law, the transportation of body is allowed only by specially designed means of transport, after meeting certain sanitary requirements. Therefore, in order to bring the corpse to Poland, it is necessary to use the services of a company that specializes in international transportation of deceased.

Our company has successfully specialized in international transportation of deceased for years. We are at your service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Thanks to our efficient on-call network, we are able, within a maximum of two hours, to reach the indicated address in Germany.

At the moment, our branches are located in such cities as:

Berlin, Bremen, Dortmund, üsseldorf/Essen, Frankfurt, Hagen/Bochum, Hamburg, Hannover, Kassel, Köln/Bonn, Krefeld, Munich, Recklinghausen, Stuttgart and Wuppertal.

Where to find more information?

The most reliable sources of information on body transport from Germany are: government website  and applicable in Poland Act of 31 January 1959 on cemeteries and burial of the dead.

You can also try to get the information you need from Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Berlin.

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