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WCAG 2.0 contains 12 guidelines organized under 4 principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR for short). There are testable success criteria for each guideline. Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: A, AA, or AAA. A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is available at:

Accessibility Features

Shortcut Keys Combination Activation Combination keys used for each browser.

  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
  • On Mac OS press (Ctrl+Opt+shortcut_key)
  • Accessibility Statement (Combination + 0): Statement page that will show the available accessibility keys.
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Accessibility key for redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): Shortcut for viewing the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): Shortcut for FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Shortcut for contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Shortcut for feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Shortcut for site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Shortcut for search page.
  • Click anywhere outside the dialog box to close this dialog box.

    Burial Assistance

    Applying for Burial Assistance

    OVP provides burial assistance to indigents and the marginalized, and help them partially subsidize the burial costs of deceased family members.

    The total price of the funeral contract must not exceed ₱25,000. The maximum amount that can be provided is ₱3,000. Funeral contracts that exceeds ₱25,000 are not covered even if the remaining balance is less than ₱25,000. Assignees of funeral plans are also disqualified from applying. The applicant must be part of the Family Composition of the deceased based on the Social Case Study Report from DSWD.


    1. Original Copy of the filled-up Application Form, signed by the Authorized Representative. Download application form here.

    2. Original Copy of the DSWD Social Case Study Report

    3. Photocopy of Registered Death Certificate

    4. Photocopy of the Funeral Contract

    5. Photocopy of at least one (1) valid Identification Card of the Deceased

    6. Photocopy of at least one (1) valid Identification Card of the Authorized Representative of the Deceased

    For more information, please click here.

    Schedule of Availability and Location of Service

    Tuesday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    7th Floor, Ben-Lor Building, 1184 Quezon Ave., Quezon City

    Link to embed file: Burial Assistance Application Form