Funeral Insurance

Need cash quickly? Hollard funeral insurance pays out within 48 hours, provided your claim is valid and we’ve received all required documentation.

Overview

Affordable Funeral Cover

Death can be stressful, both financially and emotionally. Ease the pressure with funeral insurance from Hollard that protects you and your family by providing a lump sum within 48 hours, provided your claim is valid and we’ve received all the required documents. Most importantly, this is funeral insurance you can really afford

 Get a funeral cover quote.

Key Benefits:

  • Funeral cover ranging from R10,000 to R50,000
  • Optional cover for partner, children and parents
  • Additional benefits such as the Monthly Provider and Personal Accident benefits

All South African citizens and permanent residents between the ages of 18 and 75 can get a funeral insurance policy with us.

Find out More About Funeral Insurance

Read our Funeral Insurance Features & Benefits

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Disclaimer

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?

  • A customised funeral insurance quote depending on the type of cover you need - from R10,000 up to R50,000 of funeral cover
  • An immediate accidental death benefit which covers you as soon as we receive your first premium
  • To ensure your cover keeps up with the rising costs of funerals, each year we’ll increase your cover by 6% and your premium by 10%
  • You’ll have no problem being accepted – we guarantee acceptance to all South African citizens or legal permanent residents between 18 and 75 years old.
  • You won’t need a medical examination in order to get a valid funeral insurance quote
  • We pay out all valid funeral policy claims within 48 hours of receiving all the required documents

A Funeral Insurance Policy to Protect Your Entire Family

  • Partner – Add a small premium to your funeral insurance quote and cover your partner for up to R50,000
  • Children (under the age of 21) – The Family Funeral Benefit provides cover for as many as 5 children for up to R20,000. You can extend your cover for an additional 5 children, but there will be a separate premium for each extra child
  • Parents and partner's parents (under the age of 75) – For a small extra premium, you can also take out funeral insurance for your parents and partner's parents for up to R20,000

Additional Benefits on your Funeral Insurance Policy

Monthly Provider

Help your family take care of their monthly expenses when they need it most

. The Monthly Provider is an extra benefit that you can add on to your funeral insurance quote that pays out up to R2000 per month if the insured person passes away. These 12 monthly instalments can be used to pay for groceries or any other essential expenses. This benefit increases by 6% and the premium by 10% each year.

Memorial Benefit

This benefit helps your family with any unveiling ceremony expenses by paying out up to R10,000 a year after your or your partner’s death. The benefit increases by 6% and the premium by 10% each year. Please note that the total of the funeral, monthly provider and memorial benefits cannot exceed R50,000 each for the main insured and the insured partner.

Life Cover Benefit

For just a small extra premium, you can add life cover for you and your partner to your existing funeral insurance policy: You’ll get a lump sum payout of up to R150,000 upon your death or that of your insured partner This benefit increases by 6% and the premium by 10% each year The minimum entry age is 18 and the maximum entry age is 65

Personal Accident Benefit

This benefit covers you for up to R100,000 for accidental death and disability.

Vehicle Access Benefit

Get a rental car from Avis through this unique service provided by our partner Mocking Bull Pty (Ltd) as part of your funeral insurance policy. What’s included? The use of a car for up to 6 days Unlimited mileage The first full tank of petrol free No deposit needed to receive the car Any family member with a valid driver’s license can be the designated driver

Daily Hospital Benefit

Get paid out up to R750 per day for each full day you’re in hospital

, for a maximum of 180 days You’re paid out from the third day you were in hospital, but you must be in hospital for three or more days in a row. Your valid claim will be paid once we get all the required documents from you. Please note that this isn't a medical aid or a substitute for a medical aid scheme

Now that’s a huge bag of benefits on a single funeral insurance policy. Get in touch if you’d like a funeral insurance quote.

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 us of your intent to claim within 24-hours of the event. If this isn’t possible, please call us as soon as possible on the below toll-free number.

Contact our claims department:
Monday to Friday
Walk in centre hours: 08:00 to 16:30
Call centre hours: 8:00 to 17:00 - Monday to Thursday
Fridays - : 8:00 to 16:30

Toll-free number: 0800 252 467
Fax: 011 351 3003  
Email:  lifeclaimsadmin@hollard.co.za

2. Required documents

 You’ll need to  send us relevant Funeral Insurance documentation.  

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

Natural Death

In the event of a natural death, Hollard requires the following documents to process the funeral policy payout:

  • Funeral claim form
  • Certified copy of death certificate
  • Certified copy of identity document of both the insured and beneficiary
  • Certified documentary proof of marriage (if applicable)
  • BI1663 - notification of death (obtainable from a doctor or funeral parlour)

Unnatural Death

In the event of an unnatural death, Hollard requires the following documents to process the funeral policy payout:

  • Funeral claim form
  • Certified copy of death certificate
  • Certified copy of identity document of both the insured and beneficiary
  • Certified documentary proof of marriage (if applicable)
  • BI1663 - notification of death (obtainable from a doctor or funeral parlour)
  • Police report
  • Road traffic accident report (if applicable)
  • Full post-mortem report
  • Valid driver’s license (if applicable)

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

Customer Support

To make a Funeral Insurance claim

Read our easy to follow steps about how to make a funeral plan claim.

To update your Funeral policy

If you need to amend or renew your funeral insurance policy, please contact Hollard on the details listed below:
Call us: 0800 111 158 or 0800 111 169
Email: PFSPolicyservices@hollard.co.za