Nisio Funeral Home


Frequently asked questions


Frequently Asked Questions | FAQ

Since a funeral is very individual, there is no basic rate.

  • If someone has died at home, the relatives must immediately notify the family doctor, his deputy or the emergency doctor. In the event of an extraordinary death, the police must also be notified.
  • Contact the funeral services.
  • For the record in the death register, the relatives or an authorised person must inform the civil registry office within 2 days (according to Article 35 paragraph 1 of the Federal Civil Registry Ordinance) and take the following files with them: Medical death certificate, identity card, family record book (only if available), residence permit (for foreign citizens).
  • For funeral formalities such as place, time, address of the priest etc. the funeral office of the municipality should be consulted.

In addition, family members should notify the following:

  • Employer
  • Landlord
  • Mail
  • Health insurance
  • Banks
  • Executor
  • Life insurance
  • Pension Fund

The cost of cremation varies depending on the crematorium. The price varies between 600 and 900 francs. Some municipalities contribute to the cost of cremation.

Yes, the coffin provides the fuel for the cremation.

A cremation takes in average 1-2 hours.

We organise cremations, inhumations, grave burials and natural burials. More info on burial types can be found here.

Our team consists of experienced morticians. You can learn more about our team here.

Yes, we will be happy to help you implement this.

Yes, we also offer this option. You can find detailed information here: Memorabilia.

We specialize in international repatriation and repatriation and will help you obtain the necessary documents. You can find more information here.

Bestattungen Nisio has been in business for over 20 years.

We support you in the planning and execution of the funeral service according to your wishes and ideas. Our staff will be happy to advise you on the choice of venue, program and music. More information here.

Yes, it is possible. We will be happy to advise you on the choice of location and implementation.

Our services include advice and assistance in making arrangements for death, such as choosing a casket, burial method and resting place. Your wishes and decisions are recorded and deposited with us.

We offer in cooperation with Computerheld an offer for the processing of the digital estate. This includes canceling subscriptions, deleting social media profiles, and backing up important data.