COVID-19 funeral assistance
The government may assist you with funeral expenses for a death caused by COVID-19. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
To help ease the financial burden during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing up to $9,000 reimbursement for funeral expenses related to COVID-19. The death must have occurred after January 20, 2020.
Visit the FEMA COVID-19 funeral assistance page to:
- Learn if you are eligible for the program
- See what expenses are covered
- Find out what documents you will need
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LAST UPDATED: December 8, 2023