Short Term: Funeral Grant

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HOW TO QUALIFY

YOU MUSTREQUIREMENTS
Have incurred the funeral expensesMake claim on prescribed form (FG.1) signed and dated by the claimant
The deceased insured person had at least 50 paid contributions.Present the original death certificate of the deceased person AND receipts for funeral expenses of the deceased person.
For death of an insured person’s spouse, the insured person has not less than 150 paid contributions. The spouse can be either by marriage or common-law;In the case of the deceased spouse, proof of relationship: Original Marriage Certificate or a valid declaration to prove common-law union.
For the death of an insures person’s child, the insured person has not less than 150 paid contributionsIn the case of the deceased child, original birth certificate is to be presented.
The dependent child is under the age of 16 years or up to 21 years if receiving full-time educationClaim should be made within 6 months from the date of death.
If claim is made more than one year after death, no sum shall be paid.

FORM: Click to download form: Form FG.1

RATE AND PAYMENT OF BENEFIT

$1,500

is paid in respect of the deceased insured person

$1,000

is paid in respect of deceased insured person’s spouse

They are all one-time payments

 

$500

is paid in respect of deceased insured person’s child