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Transferring of Deceased to Afghanistan

Transferring of Deceased to Afghanistan

In the event of the death of an Afghan National in Germany and in case his/her family wishes to transfer the deceased to Afghanistan, the General Consulate issues a support letter and seeks the cooperation of the relevant authorities during the transferring process, which includes the transit countries and airports in Afghanistan.
The service can be provided distanced and via email.
The relevant authorities in Germany shall send an email to the General Consulate at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and request for a support letter and, if applicable, mention the names(s) of person(s) planning to travel to Afghanistan during the transfer of the deceased. The email should contain the required documents as attachments.
Required Documents:
  • A) Passport copy of the deceased.
  • B) Death Registration Statement.
  • C) Death Certificate. Contain information about (1) the deceased, (2) his/her parents, children and former spouse, (3) cause of death and medical condition, (4) name, address and relationship of the informant
  • D) Certificate from Local Health District. This certifies that the transfer of the deceased is unlikely to pose any health risks for humans and countries.
  • E) Certificate of Embalming
The Service is free of charge.
Procedure. Once the Consulate General receives the email along with the required document, as illustrated above, a support letter will be issued on the same day. The Consulate General sends the scan copy of the letter by email.

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