Currently, over 140,000 descendants of ethnic Poles live in Ukraine. The largest centers of the Polish community are located in Volhynia (towns around Żytomierz), Podolia (the city of Chmielnicki and surrounding towns) and Galicia.

Formal conditions for the transport of deceased from Ukraine 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:

  • Certificate from the funeral home that the deceased was placed in a metal coffin that meets legal and sanitary standards

    Urn Transport:

  • Cremation certificate
  • A certificate from the funeral home that the urn is made of metal and meets legal and sanitary standards

Body transportation time from Ukraine to Poland

2-3working days
formalities
+
2-4days
transport

Formalities related to the organization of the necessary permits and documentation in the vast majority of cases take up 2-3 working days. The transport itself is additional 2-4 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.

Body transportation procedure from Ukraine 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.

Price:

Transporting a body from Ukraine to Poland is a cost from 6,900 to 9,900 PLN.For an accurate quote, please call us at  +48 608-135-247

Our offer includes:

Where to find more information?

The most reliable sources of information on body transport from Ukraine 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 Kiev.

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