You mean so much to your loved ones. When you pass away one day, you deserve a funeral that honours your life, but this can be costly for those you leave behind. With 1st for Women Funeral Cover, you can make sure your family can give you a proper farewell without having to take on the financial burden of paying for it themselves.

Our Funeral Insurance covers you if you pass away from accidental or natural causes, and includes repatriation within South Africa; your mortal remains may be sent to any funeral home or cemetery in the country.

Because every woman’s situation is unique, you can take out individual or family Funeral Cover, depending on your needs. If you take out a family Funeral Policy, you can cover yourself, your spouse, and up to five dependants up to the age of 21, or up to 25 if they’re full-time students. You can also extend the cover for individual family members on your family Funeral Plan if you need to. Learn more about Funeral Cover

Funeral Cover benefits

Our Funeral Plan is a standalone product, meaning you don’t need to have any other policies with 1st for Women in order to take out our Funeral Cover.

There is no waiting period for accidental death and only a six-month waiting period for death as a result of natural causes. We also cover death as a result of suicide, with a waiting period of two years, as well as death from HIV-Aids related illnesses.

You can change your cover amount any time you like – simply give us a call to let us know and we’ll work out an updated Funeral Insurance quote for you.

There are no lengthy medical examinations to complete before you’re covered; we may only ask that you take an HIV test so we can assess your risk.

When your 1st for Women Funeral Policy pays out, your beneficiaries don’t pay any tax on the lump sum they receive.

And because we understand what a trying time losing a loved one can be for a family, the claims process is clear and we’ll help your beneficiaries every step of the way. We’ll also pay out within just two working days once we have received all necessary documentation, so your loved ones can begin the grieving process as soon as possible. 

Funeral Cover quotes

As a woman, we know how considerate you are of others, especially your loved ones. That’s why our Funeral Insurance is specifically designed for women, so you can rest assured that those you leave behind one day can cope with their loss. While having a Funeral Plan won’t lessen the heartache for your family, it will help provide much-needed financial peace of mind during a difficult time. 

Get a 1st for Women Funeral Insurance quote online now or call us on 0861 11 16 67 to speak to one of our helpful consultants. 


*The Funeral plan is underwritten by 1Life Insurance Limited, an authorised financial services provider FSP24769.


Personal Insurance Benefits

  • Cash Back Plus
  • Retrenchment Premium Waiver
  • Death Premium Waiver

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