Basic Funeral Cover


The loss of a loved one is never easy to bear and it often happens when you least expect it. With the Ithala Funeral Plan, you can bury your loved ones with the dignity they deserve and without the financial burden that comes with planning a funeral.


This affordable cover helps you save so that you can afford to pay for the unexpected costs of a funeral, giving you the freedom to grieve and support your family in their time of need.

To ensure that you secure quick access to your money when you need it, all claims are paid out within 48 hours, as long as you provide all the necessary documents. Choose cover that best suits you and your needs

It pays out a lump sum from a minimum of R5k to R15k.

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Death claims are paid within 48 hours. The following documents are required at death claim stage:

  • Beneficiary’s ID,
  • Deceased’s ID,
  • Death certificate,
  • Police Report (in case of accidental death),
  • Marriage certificate or affidavit (where applicable),
  • Notice of death (DHA1663),
  • Beneficiary’s proof of address

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Contact Information

Head Office: +27 (0) 31 366 2500  
Call Centre: +27 (0) 80 133 1130

Lost Cards: +27 (0) 80 133 1130

Ithala SOC Limited is an Authorised Financial Services and Credit Provider FSP License No. 17139 NCRCP No. 1559 Reg No. 2001/007427/30.

Ithala SOC Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ithala Development Finance Corporation Limited