FEMA Assistance for Covid Related Funeral Expenses
FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred afterJanuary 20, 2020.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FEMA COVID-19 REIMBURSEMENT
How much is the reimbursement?
If you incurred COVID-19-related funeral expenses for more than one individual, you may receive at a maximum of $9,000 per deceased individual and a maximum of $35,500 per application, per state, U.S. territory, or the District of Columbia, in cases where the applicant incurred funeral expenses for multiple deceased individuals.
What are the qualification requirements?
You are a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses on or after Jan. 20, 2020, and the funeral expenses were for an individual whose death in the United States, including the U.S. territories or the District of Columbia, may have been caused by, or was likely the result of, COVID-19.
How do I apply?
FEMA has setup a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline to call to begin the process and answer any questions. That number is 800-462-7585.
We at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam will try to keep this page up to date should FEMA's program change.
However, we also encourage you to visit FEMA's website for further information. You can find the latest official information on their Covid-19 Funeral Assistance area.