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Apply for a Funeral Payment

If you or your partner are getting a low income benefit and need help towards the cost of a funeral, you may be able to get a Funeral Payment.

How to use this service

Use the links below to download and complete a claim form or contact the Social Security Agency for a claim form. You should read the notes sheet before completing the Funeral Payment Form.

Download a form

Funeral payment form:

You make a claim by printing out a claim form and filling it in. When you have filled in the form you can either:

Important: The date the claim form is received in a Social Security Agency office is the date we can consider payment from - not the date you downloaded the claim form.

Ask for a form

You can get Funeral Payment forms from the Social Security Agency.  Contact one of their offices.

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