Life Insurance

Ensures your family will be paid out a lump sum in the event of your death, provided that it is a valid claim.


Hollard Life Cover

Life Insurance gives you peace of mind, knowing you’re doing everything to provide for your loved ones when you’re no longer able to. Hollard life cover is intended to help your family cope in the event of your death. Your life insurance policy beneficiaries are paid out a tax-free lump sum upon your death.

Key Benefits:

  • Offers cover from R50 000 to R200 000 to protect the ones you love
  • R20,000 of your chosen cover amount will be paid out for a valid claim within 48 hours of receiving all required documents to help with funeral expenses
  • Choose your benefits to tailor-make the right life insurance policy for you

With cover between R50,000 and R200,000, Hollard Life Insurance has the policy to suit your needs.

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Disclaimer: Please note that the premium presented above is an illustrative, and not a binding offer. The illustrative premium presented above is for an individual policy. Additional costs are excluded and the premium is subject to change on an annual basis.

Features & Benefits

What do you get?

  • Cover from R50,000 to R200,000 for both you and your partner
  • R20,000 of your chosen cover amount will be paid out for a valid claim within 48 hours of receiving all required documents to help with funeral expenses
  • No Blood Tests. No Medical. No Paperwork.

Optional benefits 

At an additional premium:

  • Cover for your partner for up to R180,000
  • The Family Funeral Benefit which can cover your partner and up to 5 children at an additional monthly premium  (you can also cover another 5 children at an additional premium per child)

At an additional service fee:

  • Vehicle Access Benefit Service – In the event of your death, this provides your beneficiaries with the use of a rental car. This will be handy when making funeral arrangements. You will have the following options:
    1. Standard vehicle cover for 3 days
    2. Standard vehicle cover for 6 days
    3. Luxury vehicle cover for 3 days
    4. Luxury vehicle cover for 6 days

The Vehicle Access Benefit Service is provided by Mocking Bull Pty (Ltd), a Hollard partner.

Annual increase to premiums and benefits

Your premiums will automatically increase every year by 10% and your benefits by 6%. The annual increase does not apply to the Vehicle Access Benefit Service.

How it works

How to claim

Do you need to claim?

Follow the easy steps below to get your claim fast and efficiently.

1. Notify us 

Please notify Hollard within 24 hours of the insured person’s death.

Contact our claims department:

  • Walk in centre hours: Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 16:30 
  • Call centre hours:
    • Monday to Thursday: 8:00 to 17:00
    • Fridays: 8:00 to 16:30 
  • Toll-free number: 0800 252 467
  • Fax: 011 351 3003  
  • Email:

2. Required documents 

You’ll be required to submit a few pieces of paperwork. If you need any help with your claim , call us on 0800 252 467 and we’ll do everything we can to assist you.

Download the necessary Hollard forms by clicking on the links in the lists below.

Documentation needed for a life cover claim:

  • Death claim form, completed by the beneficiary, policy owner or executor
  • Certificate of medical attendant, completed by a doctor or physician
  • A certified copy of the identity document of the insured and the beneficiary
  • A certified copy of the death certificate
  • The original life cover policy document
  • A letter of executorship, if applicable
  • A letter confirming the solvency of the estate should the benefit exceed R50,000
  • A certificate showing the outstanding loan balance, if applicable

Additional paperwork needed in the case of unnatural death:

  • Police report
  • A valid driver's license, where applicable
  • A full post-mortem report

3. We’ll keep you posted on the status of your claim

Customer Support

To make a Life Insurance claim

Read our easy to follow steps about how to make a life insurance claim.

To update your Life Insurance policy

If you need to amend or renew your life insurance insurance policy, please contact Hollard on the details listed below:

Call us 0800 601 016