GSIS Burial Benefits
GSIS (Government Service Insurance System) provides funeral benefits to qualified claimants of members or retirees who have passed away.
The funeral benefit, in the amount P20,000, is intended to defray the expenses incident to the burial and funeral of the deceased member, pensioner, or retiree under RA 660, RA 1616, PD 1146, and RA 8291. It is payable to the members of the family of the deceased, in the order which they appear:
Conditions for entitlement are as follows:
Qualified claimants just need to present the following to avail of the P20,000 funeral benefit:
If claimant is the legal spouse
For immediate full payment of the benefits, and in the absence of NSO Birth Certificate, valid passport or visa; driver’s license; PRC ID with record of birth.
Claimant’s birth certificate is not required if the claimant is a GSIS member or pensioner
If claimant is other than the legal spouse (Application will be accepted only if the legal spouse is already deceased. In this case, priority is given to legitimate children)
*For additional information, please visit the GSIS official website.