Military death benefits

Claims and reimbursements for the family, spouse or estate of a deceased Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member.


Services and information

Unused leave entitlement

Claim unused military leave as the family or estate of a deceased CAF member.

Supplementary death benefit

The family and estate of a CAF member are entitled to financial benefits in the event of their death.

Next of kin travel for a deceased member

Identified next of kin(s) may be reimbursed for travel and living expenses to attend funeral functions of a CAF member.

Survivor benefits

Pension benefits and information for survivors or children of a deceased CAF member.

Death gratuity for Reservists

Get death gratuity when a member of the Reserve Force is reported dead, presumed dead or reported missing.

Surviving spouse entitlements

Benefits you are entitled to as the spouse of a deceased CAF member.

Funeral and burial benefit

The executer of the estate of a deceased Canadian Armed Forces Member may be reimbursed funeral and burial costs.


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