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COVID-19 Information


The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. As a result, FEMA is committed to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus through financial assistance for COVID19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

To be eligible for funeral assistance, you must meet these conditions:

  • The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
  • The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to or caused by COVID-19.
  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.
  •  There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national or qualified alien.

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To apply for assistance, Call FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 1-844-684-6333 (TTY: 800-462-7585) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, or for fastest service following your application, you can begin submitting documentation online through, by fax 855-261-3452. Documents may also be mailed to: COVID-19 Funeral Assistance P.O. Box 10001 Hyattsville, MD 20782.As always, we are committed to assisting families honor their loved ones during this challenging time. Our focus is to keep the families who use our services, as well our own families, healthy and safe. 

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