Funeral Cover

Planning your funeral might be the last thing on your mind, but don’t let your loved ones carry the burden.

Get Mukuru Funeral Cover starting from as little as R30 per month, all Cover options include the following benefits:


Accidental death benefit


Guaranteed cash payouts for insured lives


Repatriation across all of Southern Africa. Find out more here


Extended family members *(cover on certain plans)

Mukuru Funeral Policies

Plan for a dignified funeral with a selection of 4 cover options available to suit your needs. When you sign up for the Mukuru Funeral Cover you can get a cash lump sum to pay for funeral expenses such as a coffin and food.

We believe everyone matters, which is why Mukuru Funeral Cover will give you peace of mind knowing that your extended family members can also be covered.

Get Mukuru Funeral Cover today

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How to Claim

  • The beneficiary must complete and submit the claim form along with all necessary documentation.
  • Mukuru will submit the claim and all relevant documentation to Siyavika
  • The claim is then sent to Guardrisk for approval

*Repatriation begins as soon as the paperwork is submitted

Note: Payout of a successful claim is made within 48 hours into the beneficiary’s valid South African Bank account. Alternatively, the beneficiary can instruct Mukuru to transfer the payout across the border (a remittance fee will be charged for this service). 

Call us on 086 001 8556 or email us directly at [email protected].  

 Mukuru Funeral Cover is only available in South Africa. 


The service is provided through the Europ Assistance Contact Centre, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. 


Within South Africa and neighbouring countries, repatriation is arranged for the deceased when the body is more than 100km from their place of residence/home.  .


We assist with the necessary documentation and co-ordination with the authorities to transport the deceased’s mortal remains back home. 


The benefit includes the transfer of ashes of the deceased to their place of residence after cremation. 


If family clients are required to identify the deceased, or wish to accompany the deceased to the final funeral home, closest to the place of burial, accommodation for one night is arranged and paid for. (Value: R1000) 

  • *All products are provided by Guardrisk except those marked with * which are provided by Europ Assist. Repatriation is a non-underwritten benefit. 
  • All cover plans are subject to a six (6) month waiting period in the case of natural death, Terms and Conditions apply.  
  • Note: Disclosure of inaccurate information during the application process may influence your claim payout. 
  • Exclusions: Suicide within the first 12 months from the commencement date of cover
  • For further information, contact us on 086 001 8556. 

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