Transfer of deceased from Israel to abroad

The Menucha La’ad company has over 40 years of experience in transporting the deceased from abroad to Israel.
Menucha La’ad has representation everywhere on the globe. In order to receive a fast response and answers to any questions, contact us.

First of all, transfer of deceased persons from Israel abroad begins with receiving the case from the family or its representative, and then dealing with the police/hospital/Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Health, or the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute in order to release the deceased for further preparations for transfer abroad.

The company motto is to allow the family to focus on their grief rather than dealing with transporting the deceased abroad.

The company currently carries out hundreds of flights a year, to destinations such as: USA, Canada, France, UK, Germany, Philippines, Thailand, China, India, Australia, Cyprus, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Latvia, Belarus, Georgia, Argentina, Brazil, Poland, Netherlands, Norway, Sri Lanka, Moldova, Romania, Sudan, and all other countries around the world.

Company services are provided to the various government ministries, the Jewish Agency, various churches, foreign insurance companies, and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Services for the transfer of deceased from Israel to abroad are as follows:

Providing a coffin of suitable size for transfer of the deceased; The coffin shall include an internal sheet metal casing and cover and external wooden casing and cover. The coffin undergoes testing to determine compliance with Ministry of Health regulations and security check
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Washing and dressing, with clothing provided either by the family or purchased by us, summoning a security officer to check the clothing
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injection of preservative into the body of the deceased (embalming) in accordance with the reburial law
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Issuing an official certificate of death at the Ministry of the Interior
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Checking the coffin at the Ministry of Health and ordering a bill of lading for shipping the deceased
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Having the official documents signed – certificate of death and apostille of certificate of health by the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem
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Translating the documents – notary authentication and court apostille
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Transfer of the deceased from the place of death (hospital) or the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute to storage in Hevra Kadisha refrigeration, transfer to the embassy for sealing of the coffin, and transfer to Ben-Gurion Airport to deposit for flight
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Receipt of a consular mortuary certificate, transit visa or entry permit for the coffin, and legalization of the documents
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Paying the embassy for the documents
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Organizing release of the coffin at the foreign airport by a local company, and transfer to location requested by the family
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Transferring the belongings of the deceased abroad – receiving, packing and shipping them abroad by mail or airline
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Payment to the hospital at which the deceased was hospitalized
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Assistance to family members accompanying the deceased, flying with the coffin – organizing airline tickets, payment to the hotel, transport to the airport, etc
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Dealing with Israeli customs, filling out paperwork for deposit of coffin and export of goods, ordering bill of lading, and release of coffin for flight, customs and security
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Additional information and cost:

There are a number of factors which impact the cost of transporting the deceased from one place to another, including – the weight of the casket, the flight distance and whether or not it is a direct flight. Our company operates efficiently and professionally to ease the burden on the family of the deceased at the most difficult moments and does everything to ensure that the cost is reasonable.

13. For further information on transporting the deceased and flying bodies from abroad, contact the staff at Menucha La’ad: +972-505212464

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