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Jamaica - Apply for Employment Injury Benefit Death under National Insurance Scheme

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Procedure[edit]

Apply In-Person

  1. To apply for Employment Injury Benefit Death under the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), you have to submit your application to the NIS office under the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS). please view the NIS contact details in the “Offices and Contact” section below
  2. Obtain the application form from the NIS office in person or download the form from the MLSS website through this link:Link (choose “Employment Injury Benefit Death” and download the form)
  3. Read the instruction provided and complete the application form correctly and have it completed by the employer of the deceased and a medical practitioner
  4. Prepare the required supporting documents and attach them to the application form
  5. Once your application form and all supporting information and documents have been completed, signed, stamped, and certified where required, go to the NIS office and submit the application to the NIS official at the service desk
  6. The NIS will verify your application and confirm if the application meets the required standards to be given the benefits
  7. Once everything has been assessed and the application is successful, the NIS will send the benefits through the bank details you provided in your application, and in case you are staying abroad, the benefits will be mailed to you.


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Required Documents[edit]

  • Complete application form
  • Proof of age of the Applicant (Birth Certificate or Passport)
  • Valid Identification of the Applicant (Passport, Driver’s Licence, Electoral Identification)
  • Medical Cause of Death


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

National Insurance Scheme
Address: 14 National Heroes Circle
Kingston 4 Jamaica
Tel: 876-922-8000 0r 888-991-2089
Email: [email protected]
Website: link
Offices and contact details: Link

National Insurance Fund
Address: 40 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5, Jamaica, West Indies
Tel: (876) 908-0025
Tel: (876) 908-0019 -21
Fax: (876) 908-0028

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Eligibility[edit]

  • An individual who is the next of kin of the deceased person is eligible to apply


Fees[edit]

  • Application is free


Validity[edit]

  • The application is valid until the benefits are issued by the NIS



Documents to Use[edit]

  • Application form: Link



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Instructions[edit]

  • This benefit is given to the next of kin of a deceased contributor whose death was the result of an accident on the job, or from a disease prescribed by the National Insurance Act that is attributable to the nature of the job.


Required Information[edit]

  • Details of the applicant
  • Details of child
  • Details of mother of the deceased
  • Details of the deceased
  • Declaration
  • Witness information
  • Details of employer
  • Employer declaration
  • Bank details



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Need for the Document[edit]

  • This application is made by the next of kin of a deceased to obtain payment of the benefits of the deceased for the NIS



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