Depending on the terms of the Policy, the following may be payable on the death of a Policyholder:

Please see the Policy Documentation for details.

If a lump sum payment is payable on your death under your Policy, to help guide us on who should receive any cash sum if you die, please make sure the Expression of Wish form we hold for you is up-to-date.

For a blank Expression of Wish form, please click here. Make sure you send your completed form to us. To find the correct contact details to use click here.

Death notification

Please notify us of a Policyholder's death as soon as possible. We will be able to guide you through the next steps and let you know whether any benefits may be payable to you and/or any other Dependants.

Rothesay Life is a member of the Death Notification Service (DNS). For information on this service click here.

We would prefer you to contact us directly, however, if you have to notify other financial institutions about a death you may want to use this service to notify other members.

Click here to go to the DNS website.

Helpful guides

We support Age UK with the production of their bereavement guide. If you, or someone you know, have recently lost someone you may find this guide helpful:   

Age UK Bereavement Guide

We also support Age UK with the production of another publication, 'Avoiding scams'. Sadly, scammers can prey on those who have recently suffered a bereavement.  If you, or someone you know, have recently lost someone you may also find this guide helpful:   


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