Transfer of the deceased

The deceased can be collected from the mortuary for transfer to a private funeral home every day between 9 and 12:30 hours and between 13:30 and 17 hrs.

Transferring the deceased from the hospital to a private funeral home is usually organised by the funeral director. 


Always check first whether it is already possible to collect the body. 

  • Every day between 9:00 and 12:30 hrs and between 13:30 and 17:00 hrs
  • Sign in at the service entrance of the mortuary.
  • Gps-coordinates: 50.879770, 4.674490

Funerary costs

If the deceased is kept in the mortuary for more than 36 hours, there will be a one-off flat fee of €163.87 will be charged. The amount of the fixed fee will be indexed annually. 

Death of unnatural causes

In case of a death of unnatural causes, the body may be transported only after release by the prosecutor's office.

Last edit: 2 January 2024