Transport of a dead person from abroad

Repatriation is the process in which the body of your loved one is transported and buried in the country and city of their choice.

For those families who wish to bury their loved one in their place of origin, the Funeral Home has a full fleet of vehicles, ensuring their transport and ceremony funeral with dignity, security and professionalism, to any part of Greece or foreign. Having many years of experience and familiarity with repatriation cases, we undertake all legal and necessary actions.


Transport of a dead person from abroad

We receive the body and transfer it to our premises in an individual cold room.

We take care of the issuance of all the necessary documents, as well as their translation, in cooperation with the best funeral homes abroad and the embassy of each country.

In consultation with the family and loved ones of the deceased, we take care of its organization and completion ceremony or the safer transport of the body.

Contact us


Dodekanisou 6, Alimos 174 56


FAQ Transportation of a deceased person from abroad

Yes, there are certain restrictions and requirements when it comes to transporting a deceased person across international borders. These regulations are in place to ensure proper handling, documentation and respect for the deceased.

First, it is important to note that each country has its own specific rules and requirements when it comes to transporting a dead body. It is important to research and comply with the regulations of both the country from which the deceased is being transported and the country of destination.

In general, the process of transporting a deceased person involves obtaining the necessary documents and permits. These may include a death certificate, embalming certificate, burial transit permit and cremation certificate (if applicable). These documents must be authenticated by the competent authorities, such as the local embassy or consulate of the country of destination.

Yes, Giannis Efstathiou Funeral Home can take care of transporting a deceased person from any country. As a funeral home, it has the necessary experience and expertise to handle the necessary paperwork, logistics and arrangements required for the repatriation process.

Yes, transportation arrangements can certainly be tailored to meet specific cultural or religious requirements. In today's multicultural and diverse society, it is important to respect and accommodate the needs and preferences of different cultures and religions.