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American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
Families can apply for COVID-19 funeral expenses through FEMA beginning Monday, April 12, 2021.
To be eligible for funeral assistance, you must meet these conditions:
§ The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
§ The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19.
§ The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.
§ There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.
For more information on qualifications and how to apply,