Funeral Grant


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If someone dies at work, a special Funeral Grant is available under the Occupational Injuries Benefit scheme.

Rules

To be eligible for this grant, the death must have resulted from:

  • An accident at work,
  • An accident while travelling directly to or from work
  • An occupational disease.

The person must have paid a minimum of one week's PRSI.

This special funeral grant is paid under the Occupational Injuries Benefits scheme instead of either the Standard or Widowed Person's Bereavement Grant.

Rates

Special Funeral Grant: €850.

How to apply

To apply download and complete claim form OB 61 (pdf).

To apply you need:

  • The original Death Certificate/interim Death Certificate
  • A copy of the death notice
  • A note of the funeral expenses.

Where to apply

Department of Social Protection

Social Welfare Services Office
Government Buildings
Ballinalee Road
Longford
Ireland

Tel:(043) 334 0000
Locall:1890 927 770
Homepage: http://www.welfare.ie


Last modified:10/01/2013
 

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