You are now leaving the Turn2us site. Turn2us is not responsible for content on third party sites.



Funeral Support Payment - Scotland - How much Funeral Support Payment will I get?

Help to pay for funerals for people who live in Scotland

How much Funeral Support Payment will I get?

Funeral Support Payment comes in two parts:

  • An amount for the necessary expenses for the funeral. This includes things like
    • Burial plot
    • Cremation/burial fees
    • Transporting the body (only for journeys over 80 km)
    • Return journey for the person making arrangements for the funeral
  • A payment towards any other funeral expenses. This is £700, or £120 if the person who has died had a pre-paid funeral plan. 

If the person who has died left any assets that could be used to pay for the funeral, there will be a deduction from the Funeral Support Payment. This is because the funeral is expected to be paid for out of their assets first. This is also the case if they had a pre-paid funeral plan or if they were entitled to a funeral grant through a war disablement pension.
 

Anything wrong with this page?

Tell us the problem

Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter what you were doing
Please enter what you'd like to report
Please enter the security code shown
Close

Thank you

If you would like to tell us more please visit our contact page

Close

Check benefit entitlement

Find out what means-tested benefits you might be entitled to, including tax credits.

Use the Benefits Calculator

Grant Search

Search our database of grant-giving organisations

Search for grants