What is it?
What is the Amount?
With respect to the death of an insured person, an invalidity pensioner, or age pensioner – $4,525.
With respect to the death of the spouse of an insured person, and invalidity pensioner, or age pensioner – $2,262.50.
|Age at death||Amount of grant|
|10 and over||$2,262.50|
- Funeral Grant with respect to Non-Contributory Assistance Age Pensioner (NAAP):
- NAAP Pensioner – $2,262.50
- Spouse of a NAAP Pensioner – $1,131.25
- With respect to the death of dependant child:
Age at death Amount of grant under 3 $226.25 3 $339.38 4 $452.50 5 $565.63 6 $678.75 7 $791.88 8 $905.00 9 $1,018.13 10 and over $1,131.25
How and When do you Claim?
A claim form must be submitted with the death certificate of the insured.
The claim for funeral grant must be submitted no later than six months after the death of the insured person.
Claims made after the death of the insured must be accompanied with receipts covering the cost of the funeral. The receipts must be in the name of the person making the claim or an authorised representative.
Please note that any funeral grant to be paid to the funeral home must be specifically stated in writing by the person who is undertaking the funeral.
Death at Sea
Funeral grant will only be paid following the submission of a certificate by the Attorney General’s Office (based on the Director’s discretion).