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Funeral benefit

You are entitled to a death grant if all of the following criteria are met:

  • you are organising a funeral for a deceased whose last place of residence was in the City of Tallinn,
  • upon filing the application, you declare that you are incurring the funeral expenses,
  • you have filed the application within six months of the date of death.

Application – you need to file the application within six months of the date of death to be eligible for the grant. If you are not a relative of the deceased you need to indicate your connection to the deceased in the application. You need to produce proof of funeral expenses upon request.

Awarding – the grant is awarded if all eligibility criteria are met.

Payment – the grant is paid within 30 days of filing a duly completed application or requested documents. The death grant is paid once per funeral.

The amount of the grant is 250 euros.