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    Burial Assistance Program

    The Office of the Vice President provides burial assistance for poor, marginalized, vulnerable, and disadvantaged individuals.

    Clients/Authorized representatives may submit the complete and correct documentary requirements through the nearest OVP Satellite Offices. Only applicants with complete requirements shall be processed.


    Satellite Offices 

     NCR – Central Office


    11F, Robinsons Cybergate Plaza, EDSA Cor., Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City, 1501 [email protected]

    Agan Extension, Sta. Maria, Zamboanga  City, 7000 

    [email protected]



    A.B. Fernandez Avenue West, Dagupan City, Pangasinan, 2400 

    [email protected]

    Ground Floor, Orchard Hotel, JP Laurel Avenue, Davao City, 8000

    [email protected]



    Escario Central, Brgy. Camputhaw, Cebu City, 6000 

    [email protected]

    No.19 Purok Villa Bali, Balilahan, Mabua, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, 8300

    [email protected]



    JT Commercial Space, Brgy. 75, Lower  Nula-Tula, Tacloban City, Leyte, 6500

    [email protected]

    Mosser Building Lacson St. Extension Goldenfield Complex, Bacolod City, 6100 

    [email protected]


    A. Eligibility

    Burial Assistance shall be provided to eligible clients, for a maximum amount of ₱5,000.00. Applications must be submitted prior to the interment. In case that the deceased is a Muslim or the death is due to COVID or other disease which requires same day interment, application shall be submitted within one (1) week after the date of death.

    B. Documentary Requirements

    The authorized representative applying for Burial Assistance must submit the following requirements:

    Requirements Requirements Validity Conditions
    1. Original copy of the filled-out Burial Application form (See Annex C), signed by the Authorized Representative - Dated and signed prior to the interment
    - Dated and signed within 1 week from the date of death for Muslims and COVID cases
    - Applications received beyond the said period shall not be eligible for assistance.
    2. Original copy of the Social Case Study Report or Certificate of Indigency/ Eligibility

    Social Case Study Report should be issued by a DSWD, PSWDO, CSWDO, or MSWDO Social Worker and addressed to the OVP

    Alternative: Certificate of Indigency/Eligibility issued by the PSWDO/CSWDO/ MSWDO where the client resides. Must state that the client is in need of burial assistance.

    3. Photocopy of Registered Death Certificate - With registry number - With registry number
    4. Photocopy of at least one (1) valid Identification Card of Deceased and Authorized Representative

    - Valid as of the date of the interview
    - Original must be presented
    - Front and back of the card were photocopied

    List of Valid IDs:
    ● Driver’s License
    ● Solo Parent ID
    ● NBI Clearance / ID
    ● TIN ID
    ● Passport
    ● PhilHealth ID
    ● Voter’s Certification
    ● Police Clearance / ID
    ● 4Ps ID
    ● PRC ID
    ● Postal ID
    ● PWD ID
    ● Senior Citizen ID
    ● Barangay ID
    ● Philippine Identification System (National ID)

    Alternative ID for the Deceased:
    ● Registered Birth Certificate
    ● Fetal Death Certificate


    For additional clarifications, you may also contact OVP’s Public Assistance Division through  (02) 8370-1716; (02) 8370-1719 or [email protected]    

    Burial Assistance Application Form: Download Form