BURIAL SERVICE

There are two types of coverage that UOCRA offers in terms of burials:

BURIAL SERVICE:

UOCRA offers a basic funeral service through companies in agreement with the Building Workers Union.

REIMBURSEMENT FOR BURIAL:

When burial service is NOT carried out through companies in agreement with the Building Workers Union, there is a maximum reimbursement of ($ 4,000 as of March 2016)

WHAT IS THE BURIAL SERVICE ABOUT

It is a basic burial service carried out through companies in agreement with UOCRA Building Workers Union.

Service coverage is for both affiliate and his family group.

It covers the transport of the deceased or his primary familiar group only when it is to the address written in the Identity card (DNI) of the deceased (within the national territory), issuing the certification in the corresponding UOCRA office.

SPECIFICATIONS

- Cemetery expenses are paid by the family.
- Expenses for burial service improvements are not recognized.
- Burial service is a Trade Union benefit. Therefore it is not valid for those who contribute to health insurance.
- In this regard, monotaxpayers do not qualify for this benefit.

HOW TO USE THE BURIAL SERVICE

To access the burial service offered by UOCRA, any relative of the deceased has to attend the nearest UOCRA office to apply for Certification that enables to perform the Burial Service

In case of weekend or holiday the procedure will be pending for the following first working day.

Documentation required to qualify for the burial service here

WHAT IS THE BURIAL SERVICE REIMBURSEMENT ABOUT

Trade Union reimburses expenses for burial service when burial service is not carried out through companies in agreement with the Building Workers Union.

Reimbursement is given according to established maximum amounts. Expenses exceeding these amounts are paid by the family.

Service coverage is for both affiliate and his family group in case of death (wife and children).

Documentation required to qualify for the burial service here

INFORMATION

Department of Benefits and Life Insurance: Av. Belgrano 1870 – 3rd Floor - Autonomous City of Buenos Aires

Phone: 4384-7141/51 - Extension 3403 or 3404

Opening hours: From Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5.30 pm.

Phone. /fax: Extension 3403

SPECIFICATIONS

For consultations during weekdays after 5.30 pm, weekends and / or holidays, please contact 0800-888-7656. The company Seguros de Personas S.A. will answer affiliates queries in these cases.