Repatriation to Germany


With a network of trusted agents around the world, our experienced team can help you with repatriation to Germany.

Our specialist German-speaking Team liaise with grieving families and local officials – it’s all part of the RBI service which includes guiding our clients through documentation, translations, and logistics as arrangements progress.


Airports we repatriate to: Berlin, Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich or Stuttgart.

Ask us about repatriation of the deceased, or alternatively discuss cremation and repatriation of the cremated remains by flight when you require repatriation to Germany. Complete our email request form or call for an estimate.

What do we need?

When repatriating to Germany, Rowland Brothers International observes local protocol where the deceased is located as well as all requirements for German citizens.  Documentation usually includes but is not limited to:

  • Passport of the deceased
  • Local death certificate
  • Embalming certificate
  • Freedom from infection certificate
  • Permission to bring the person out of the country
  • Permit for the country of destination if required

We are able to arrange flight information within a few hours of completing all official documents.

What’s Included?

Rowland Brothers International’s repatriation to Germany, includes:

  • Collection of deceased from UK mainland
  • Preparation of the deceased
  • A coffin suitable for international transportation
  • Complete documentation service
  • Translations if required
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Flight for the deceased
  • Assistance with return of luggage

Get in Touch

Contact us for a quote on our full repatriation service to or from Germany or for a full repatriation service from any country to Germany.

Please request a German speaking staff member to contact you on our contact form if you require communication in German.

In general terms, repatriation will take approximately 5-10 working days, from the date the deceased is released by the local authorities.

The timeframe is also dependent on the local authorities issuing the required documentation and then flight availability with the airlines.

Contact Us:

Contact us first to discuss:

UK Clients:

0800 917 3585

International Clients:

+44(0)20 8684 2324


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