Accidental Death Plan insurance claims

Need to claim or track an existing claim? It's ok, that's why you have insurance, we're here to help.

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Call us

To lodge your claim, one of our friendly staff will be there to help take care of your nominated beneficiaries or your legal personal representative. Please have the policy number on hand and other details including date and cause of death.

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Receive a claims pack

Within 24 hours of receiving the call, we will send a claims pack detailing what information we may need.


Here are some examples of what we may need:

  • Claim forms to be completed by the claimant.
  • A certified copy of the death certificate.
  • A completed Medicare/Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme form.
  • A certified copy of the deceased’s birth certificate and any change of name documents (e.g. marriage certificate). If you do not have the birth certificate please provide a certified copy of the deceased’s driver’s license or passport.
  • A certified copy of the deceased’s Will to confirm the Executor of the Estate (if you are a nominated beneficiary under this policy, these are not required).
  • A certified copy of the Grant of Probate or in the absence of a Will, certified copy Letters of Administration. (If you are a nominated beneficiary under this policy, these are not required).
  • A certified copy of your proof of ID if you are the executor or the beneficiary under the policy (birth certificate, driver’s license or passport).

Depending on your circumstances, we may require other information.

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Assessment begins as soon as we’ve received your completed claim form and supporting documents. The length of time however can vary depending on the circumstances of the claim, and how quickly we receive everything. The dedicated claims advisor will keep your representative updated of the progress every time we assess incoming documents. Each piece will be assessed as quickly as possible.

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Once the claim has been accepted, payment will usually be made within 2 business days, to the surviving policy owner or nominated beneficiaries, or if no beneficiaries were nominated, the deceased’s estate.

GIO Accidental Death Insurance is issued by TAL Life Limited ABN 70 050 109 450 AFSL 237848 (TAL Life) which is part of the TAL Dai-ichi Life Australia Pty Limited ABN 97 150 070 483 group of companies (TAL). TAL is not part of the Suncorp Group. TAL companies use the GIO brand under licence from the Suncorp Group. The different entities of TAL and the Suncorp group of companies are not responsible for, or liable in respect of, products and services provided by the other. Any advice in this information is general advice only and has been prepared without taking into account any person’s objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for GIO Accidental Death Insurance before making any decisions about whether to acquire this product.