Funeral Plan

We may not be able to ease the pain of losing a loved one, but we can assure you and anyone who is important to you we will cover the unexpected costs of a funeral, so that you may honor your loved ones. Choose the right funeral cover option for you and your loved ones, or any one that is important to you, at an affordable premium.

Key Benefits

  • No need to have a Bank account with African Bank to get the African Bank funeral plan
  • Quick and easy online application. Simply register and login
  • No waiting period for accidental death
  • No medical examinations
  • Limited waiting period of 4 months for natural death for immediate family
  • Limited waiting period of 6 months for natural death for extended family members
  • Stillborn cover after 28 weeks of pregnancy
  • New-born premium waiver and new-born cover for the first 30 days from date of birth.
  • Child premiums for full time students up to the age of 25
  • Life long child premiums for permanently disabled or mentally ill children if they are added to the policy before the age of 25
  • A grace period of 60 days from the premium due date if the premium was not paid before the policy lapses and cover ceases.

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What documents you need when you claim

Claiming for Funeral Insurance is quick and easy. Make sure you have these documents on hand when you claim


Complete and submit online, or print out, complete and email or fax to us


Certified copy of the main member’s South African Identity Document


Certified copy of the beneficiary’s South African Identity Document (if not the main member)


Copy of the beneficiary’s most recent bank statement


Certified copy of the deceased’s South African Identity Document (or birth certificate for minors)


Certified copy of the deceased’s death certificate

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