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Individual death claims

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Documents required

In order for us to process your claim, please submit the following:

  1. Death Claim Form
  2. Clinical Abstract Application Form
  3. Certified True Copy of Death Certificate
  4. Original Policy Document
  5. Medical report from attending Doctor (if death was due to illness)
  6. Police investigation report, Post-Mortem or Toxicology report, Coroner's inquest report (if death was due to accidental or unnatural causes)
  7. Certified True Copy of:
    1. National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) / Passport of all claimant(s)
    2. Proof of the Claimant(s)'s residential address within the last 3 months if address is not stated on Identification Documents
    3. Proof of relationship or rights to administer deceased's estate as below:

      Spouse: Marriage Certificate
      Children: Birth Certificate of children
      Parents: Birth Certificate of deceased
      Siblings: Birth Certificate of deceased & Birth Certificate of siblings
      Executor: Letter of Probate
      Administrator: Letter of  Administration
  8. Grant of Probate / Letter of Administration (where applicable)
  9. For overseas death:
    1. Death certificate and all documents must be authenticated by the Singapore Embassy
    2. For Singaporean / Permanent Resident, certified true copy of the letter from Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) confirming receipt of the Singapore ID, passport and overseas death certificate

How to make a claim

We will process your claim upon receipt of all relevant documents and we will contact you should we require additional documents. To help us expedite the processing, kindly submit all relevant documents to us personally at:

Customer Service Centre
HSBC Life (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
38 Beach Road 
#03-11, South Beach Tower
Singapore 189767

or mail to:

Claims Department
HSBC Life (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Robinson Road Post Office
P.O. Box 1538
Singapore 903038


Meanwhile, if you need any assistance, please call us at 6880 4888 or contact your servicing financial consultant.

Important notes

  1. Original documents must be produced and certified true copied by our Customer Service Officers which will then be returned immediately after verification. Alternatively the verification can be done by your lawyer or Notary Public.
  2. All documents submitted must be in English. Any non-English documents are to be translated to English by the Singapore Embassy.
  3. The Medical report must be completed by the Doctor who attended the deceased in his last illness or in the event of an accident. All medical and investigation report fee shall be borne by the claimant.
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