Claim for costs of a child's funeral (Children's Funeral Fund for England)

Forms for burial or cremation authorities and funeral directors to claim back fees and specific expenses for a child burial or cremation.

Applies to England



These forms are for burial authorities, cremation authorities and funeral directors.

Complete the appropriate form and email or post your claim to:

Sortation Ref 603
Phoenix House
NP10 8FZ

Please note that this is a new address. Applications submitted to the old PO Box address will still be processed, but this may take longer.

You can also read the full technical guidance.

If you’re not a funeral director or a burial or cremation authority and you’re arranging a child’s funeral yourself, read ‘Support for child funeral costs (Children’s Funeral Fund for England)’.

Published 18 July 2019
Last updated 24 March 2022 + show all updates
  1. Postal address updated

  2. Address updated.

  3. Forms updated.

  4. Contact address and email updated on page and in attached documents.

  5. Guidance on how to claim added.

  6. Link to technical guidance added.

  7. First published.