Help with Funeral Costs

Northern Ireland Bereavement Service

Free phone 0800 085 2463

Contact this Service to:

Report a death (you will be asked for the following information):

  • date of death
  • national insurance number, if available
  • your relationship to the deceased
  • address of the deceased
  • benefits the deceased had been receiving

You will also be able to check if you are entitled to benefits or financial help, make a claim for Bereavement Support Payment or make a claim for Social Fund Funeral Payment.

Funeral Expenses form – adult

Funeral Expenses Guidance for adult

Funeral Expenses form – child

Funeral Expenses Guidance for child