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    Burial Assistance Program

    The Office of the Vice President provides burial assistance for poor, marginalized, vulnerable, and disadvantaged individuals.

    Clients/Authorized representatives may submit the complete and correct documentary requirements through the nearest OVP Satellite Offices. Only applicants with complete requirements shall be processed.


    Satellite Offices 

     NCR – Central Office


    11F, Robinsons Cybergate Plaza, EDSA Cor., Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City, 1501 [email protected]

    Agan Extension, Sta. Maria, Zamboanga  City, 7000 

    [email protected]



    A.B. Fernandez Avenue West, Dagupan City, Pangasinan, 2400 

    [email protected]

    Ground Floor, Orchard Hotel, JP Laurel Avenue, Davao City, 8000

    [email protected]



    Escario Central, Brgy. Camputhaw, Cebu City, 6000 

    [email protected]

    No.19 Purok Villa Bali, Balilahan, Mabua, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, 8300

    [email protected]



    JT Commercial Space, Brgy. 75, Lower  Nula-Tula, Tacloban City, Leyte, 6500

    [email protected]

    Mosser Building Lacson St. Extension Goldenfield Complex, Bacolod City, 6100 

    [email protected]




    • Burial Assistance Application Form: Download Form
    • Mayroong kumpletong detalye na may petsa at pirmado ng Authorized Representative
    • Ang mga aplikasyon para sa burial assistance ay dapat maipasa sa aming Tanggapan sa loob ng tatlong (3) buwan pagkatapos ng date of death


    • With Registry Number


    • Social Case Study Report
    • May petsa at pirmado ng Licensed Social Worker na hindi lalagpas sa isang (1) taon bago mag-apply para sa assistance
    • Naka-address sa OVP


    • Barangay Certificate of Indigency
    • Nakapangalan sa pasyente at Authorized Representative kung saan nabanggit ang kanilang relasyon sa isa’t-isa (6 Months Validity)

    IV. VALID IDENTIFICATION CARD (Deceased and Representative)

    • Photocopy ng harap at likod ng napiling ID na makikita sa listahan ng OVP
    • Dalhin ang original na ID sa araw ng interview
    • List of Valid IDs:
    • Philippine Identification System (National ID)
    • Postal ID/PWD ID/Company ID/Senior Citizen ID
    • 4Ps ID
    • PhilHealth ID
    • TIN ID
    • Solo Parent ID
    • Driver’s License
    • NBI Clearance / ID
    • Passport/UMID/GSIS or SSS ID
    • Voter’s Certification /Police Clearance
    • PRC ID
    • Barangay ID
    • Alternative IDs for Minors:
    • Barangay ID
    • Registered Birth Certificate
    • School ID (currently enrolled)
    • Service Issue Card from the Service Provider


    For additional clarifications, you may also contact OVP’s Public Assistance Division through  (02) 8370-1716; (02) 8370-1719 or [email protected]    

    Burial Assistance Application Form: Download Form