Make a Death Claim

We'll handle your claim quickly so you can focus on what really matters.

How to start your claim

Let us know about a death claim by:

Monday to Friday: 9:00a.m. - 5:00a.m.

By post

Risk Life Claims Team
Aviva Life & Pensions
Cherrywood Business Park
Dublin 18

Whether you get in touch by phone, email or by post, our team will guide you every step of the way. We look at every claim individually and we're here to help you.

What we need

To get your claim started, we'll need some basic details from you

  • Name of the person who has died
  • Date of Birth
  • Date of Death
  • Cause of Death (if known)
  • Policy Number (if known)
  • Your relationship to the deceased and who will act on behalf of the estate
  • Contact details and how you want us to communicate with you

What happens next

On of our experienced claims advisors will review the information you give us and then contact you to take you through the next steps.

If we need any other information or documents, your claims advisor will let you know.

Useful contacts

Here's a list of useful contact:

Department of Social Protection

Pension Services Office
College Road
Co. Sligo

Tel: 1890 500 000

Citizens Information


The Pensions Authority

The Pensions Authority may be able to offer advice about the pension of a deceased person.

Verschoyle House
28-30 Lower Mount Street
Dublin 2
D02 KX27

Tel: 1890 656 565

Pieta House

Tel: 1800 247 247


Tel: 116123

Contact Us

From landline

1890 64 64 64

From mobile / abroad

+353 1 898 7950

Monday to Friday: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Aviva Life & Pensions Ireland Designated Activity Company, a private company limited by shares. Registered in Ireland No. 165970. Registered office at One Park Place, Hatch Street, Dublin 2, D02 E651. Aviva Life & Pensions Ireland Designated Activity Company, trading as Aviva Life & Pensions Ireland and Friends First, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Tel (01) 898 7950.