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1. What is the eligibility for death allowances, priority of surviving family members’, the standard of payment and the required documents?


Workers who have engaged in hazardous works designated by the central competent authority during the period of participating in labor occupational accident insurance, and who, after withdrawing from the insurance, have been diagnosed by a specialist in the Department of Occupational Medicine at a medical institution recognized by the Act, have suffered from occupational diseases and died due to occupational diseases due to performing duties during the effective period of the insurance, the surviving family members’ may apply for death allowances.


  1. A  spouse, child.
  2. Parents.
  3. Grandparents.
  4. Grandchild(s) supported by the worker.
  5. Sibling(s) supported by the worker.

Benefit Standard:

Calculated based on the average insured salary for the 6 months before the worker withdraws from the labor occupational accident insurance, and will be paid for 45 months in a lump-sum manner.

For example: The average insured salary when withdrawing from labor occupational accident insurance is NTD33,000, and you can claim NTD33,000 × 45 months = NTD1,485,000.

Required documents:

  1. Labor Occupational Accident Insurance and Protection for Insured Person Diagnosed With Occupational Disease Withdraw from Insurance Death Allowances Application Form and Payment Receipt.
  2. The death certificate or the prosecutor's autopsy certificate.
  3. A transcript of the overall household registration with the date of death. If the beneficiary is a foster child, the date of adoption and registration shall be stated; if the beneficiary and the deceased are not in the same household registration, each household registration transcript shall be submitted altogether.
  4. If the surviving family members are grandchild(s) or sibling(s), relevant documents supporting the fact that they are being supported by the worker shall be submitted.
  5. Occupational disease diagnosis certificate. 
    (Must be issued by a specialist in the occupational medicine department of an accredited medical institution)
  6. Occupational accident insurance occupational disease records report.
  7. Those who have received medical subsidies or permanent disability allowances due to the same occupational disease after withdrawal from the insurance can be exempted from attaching items specified in (5) and (6).
Last Update:2022-09-13