Funeral donation – state grant for a funeral:
Arranging a funeral can be financially and psychologically overwhelming for the bereaved. A funeral donation, or in other words a state grant for a funeral, is a way how the state can ease the financial side of a funeral for the bereaved. What does this article contain?
- Where to ask for a funeral donation
- Who has a claim for a funeral donation
- What is the funeral donation amount
- Necessary documents
- Funeral donation request
What is a funeral donation or a state grant for a funeral
Funeral donation is a form of social support, which should help cover the cost of arranging for a funeral of a child unprovided for, or of a parent of such child. It is disbursed once.
Where to ask for a funeral donation
The funeral donation request is placed at the district office of the Employment bureau where the one, who is arranging the funeral, has their permanent residence. If you do not know, where to go, the list of the offices will help you.
Who has a claim for a funeral donation
A funeral donation pertains to the person, who arranged the funeral for a child unprovided for or a person, who was a parent of a child unprovided for. It is granted under the condition that the deceased had permanent residence in the Czech Republic at the time of death.
What is the funeral donation amount and how is it disbursed
A funeral donation is a fixed amount of 5000 CZK, irrespective of the family income or any other financial matters. After submission of the filled-out form and its confirmation, the money is transferred to the account of the person who arranges the funeral
What do you need to get the funeral benefit
- The death certificate
- The bill from the funeral
- A document about paying for a funeral
- An ID of the person arranging for the funeral
- A filled-out request for the funeral donation
Funeral donation request
The up-to-date request form for funeral donation is available on the website of Ministry of internal affairs:
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