21st CENTURY LIFE offers a range of funeral cover options to suit your needs- and your budget. With 21st CENTURY, you can apply for as little as R5 000 cover, or as much as R200 000  cover.

Our products can be tailor-made to suit the individual, single parents, and large families. It’s all up to you.

The 21st CENTURY LIFE 1 stop shop service which is underpinned by our core “3-in-1” concept of cash funeral service:

  • Cash – Pay-out before the funeral. Enabling your family to make any necessary purchases prior to the funeral service.
  • A Funeral Service– 21st CENTURY LIFE will organize all aspects of your ideal funeral service, from help in booking the gravesite to the providing of luxury family cars on the day of the service.
  • A Catering Service- 21st CENTURY has a full catering service available for all funerals, to ensure that this is the least of your worries on the day.

Remember that when you buy a funeral policy through 21st CENTURY LIFE, what you are really getting is peace of mind. Losing a loved one is never easy, but with 21st CENTURY LIFE, it doesn’t have to be financially difficult.

Contact 21st CENTURY LIFE and we’ll give you a customized funeral insurance quote that will meet your needs and your budget.

21st CENTURY Life provides the following value-added services with every single policy, so you don’t have to pay more to get more.

Funeral Support and Repatriation

The benefit covers the repatriation of your loved one from anywhere in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and Mozambique (south of the 22° latitude), provided that the burial takes place in South Africa, at no extra cost.

Trauma and Assault

Cover for Assault is R5 000 per eligible person with a maximum of R10 000 per family per occurrence in respect of medically indicated treatment for bodily injury and Psychiatric Consultations.

3 HIV blood tests (per incident), one immediately after the event and the second and third at 6 weeks and 3 months respectively. Should the client test HIV positive at the time of the initial blood test, further testing will not be covered.

3 Psychiatric consultations (per incident) with a specialist who can be either a general practitioner, trauma trained registered nurse, or trauma counselor.

Emergency Medical Services

  • Emergency medical advice and information
  • Emergency response to the scene of the medical emergency by road or air
  • Administration of life-saving medication and blood transfusions.
  • Non-emergency/ general medical (telephonic) consultation and advice

Legal SupportOne 30-minute face-to-face consultation per case

  • .Legal support and documentation
  • Wills and Estate planning services
  • Employment Labour Law and Industrial Relation services
  • Tax information helpline.

At 21st CENTURY Life, we take pride in providing high quality and affordable funeral services that meet the special needs of your family.

21st CENTURY Life conducts funerals for both policyholders and cash clients.

We offer a complete range of quality services from funerals to cremation and are experienced at honoring many faiths and customs.

We offer a turn-key solution and are with the family every step off the way. 21st CENTURY Life will organize all arrangements from the booking of the gravesite, helping you pick out a casket to the conducting of the funeral.

We are able to conduct all funerals to your specific requirement, from low end to high-end funerals.

Each basic funeral has included two family cars a hearse and a coffin.

We also offer:

  • Removal of the deceased and Repatriations
  • Funeral Arrangement
  • Caskets and Coffins
  • Fleet
  • Marquees and Tents
  • Programme Design and Printing
  • Church Deco and Proceedings
  • Refreshments
  • Cemetery Deco
  • Tombstones


21st CENTURY Life has a fleet of luxury vehicles available for the families of the deceased. We also have in our fleet world-class hearses so as every funeral can be of the highest standard.


full catering service is available for all funerals. We have at our disposal a full team of people and equipment to provide top class service.


We have over 15 fully equipped and state of the art mortuaries nationally, situated strategically for the convenience of clients throughout the country.

Removal of the deceased and Repatriations

In an event of your loved one passing away, whether at home or at the hospital, you can rely on us to timeously executed the removal of the deceased from the place of death to one of our facilities at any time of the day, by simply calling us on 011 805 1621 or 081 013 6691 which is available 24hours of the day, 7 days a week, 366 days of the year. We operate throughout the year and we will keep our promise to you and ensure that you “Never Stand Alone”. You do not need to be a policyholder to make use of this service.
We also specialize in the repatriation of the deceased to all provinces in South Africa and can assist with international repatriation.

Funeral Arrangement

To make it easier for you to arrange the send-off of your loved one. Our consultants will come to your home to discuss and understand all your needs to ensure everything is tailored according to your needs, but if you prefer to come to our offices, you can visit one of the branches closest to you and our consultants are ready to assist you every step of the way.

Caskets and Coffins

We offer a variety of caskets and coffins, from top-of-the-range caskets and coffins to basic caskets or coffins, depending on what your needs are.


We pride ourselves in providing top of the range imported hearses like no other in the industry and a selection of new model family cars; and we have within our range classic fleet.

Marquees and Tents

To ensure that those coming to pay their last respects are accommodated conveniently, we erect temporary structures such as marquees and stretch tents for daily visits, night prayers, and the final ceremony, using our in-house decorations where necessary.

Programme Design and Printing

What better way to depict the life of your loved in an obituary through programmes that we will design according to your specification. We go out of our way to avoid errors and ensure that all the information provided and printed is correct.

Church Deco and Proceedings

Our deco team will create unique floral arrangements that reflect the mood, tone, and personality of your loved one as you wish to remember them. We also provide each family member with a boutonnière of your colour of choice for ease of identification. This can be discussed during the funeral arrangement consultation.

Our competent team can assist if you do not have a Church/ Hall available for the ceremony.  They will take responsibility to make contact with the required people to make arrangements on your behalf


Most funerals by nature, are lengthy and often run into the afternoon, leaving the mourners dehydrated and fatigued. It is for this reason that we offer refreshments such as water and soft drinks to your guests during the service, depending on the family’s requirements.

Cemetery Deco

During a one on one consultation, it can be agreed which of the many décor options will be the preferred one.

21st Century life offers comprehensive funeral benefit packages ranging from R10000 up to R75000, which covers up to 18 family members such as yourself, your partner, your 6 children, 4 parents and 6 extended family members. Our consultants are ready to assist with your request, kindly:

We offer five-star catering suitable for all budgets. We have our own fully operational catering facilities with experienced chefs and the ability to provide healthy food at the premises of your choice.

You can use the catering facilities as a stand-alone service and it is not restricted to only clients who conduct funerals at 21st Century Life.

Tombstones can be customized according to individual preferences. We take care of the installation of the tombstone at a date that is suitable for you. You can select the words that will be engraved on the tombstone you selected.  We also offer assistance if you need help in preparing the message. Customized word befitting the life of the honored person.

You can rest assured that our knowledge and experience will ensure that the design is according to your specifications.

Head Office

420 Janadel Avenue, Halfway Gardens, Midrand,1685

Contact : 081 013 6705


86 Cranbourne Avenue, Benoni


Contact : 083 639 1643

Cosmo Branch

Shop No 26D Cosmo Shopping Centre, Cnr South Africa Drive & Central African Republic Avenue 2188 Contact : 086 999 0676


512  Bosman Station ,Pretoria0004

Contact : 086 999 0676


Shop 11, Jetset Park, Cnr Kgosi Mampuru & Johannes Ramokhoase Street, Pretoria


Contact : 083 638 1971


Shop 6, Gamaphutheng Shopping Centre,Katlehong, katlehongbranchmanager@21stcenturylife.co.za

Contact : 081 013 6671


11787 Mtipa Street, Orlando West, Soweto


Contact : 081 013 6688


28A George Street, Vereeniging


Contact : 063 372 9697


12 Greer Street, Shop 21, KwaThema Square


Contact : 081 013 6671


27383 Ndaba Street, Tsakane


Contact : 081 013 6681


Shop No 1, 20 Arras Street, Witbank


Contact : 081 013 6649


24 Nel Street, Nelspruit


Contact : 081 013 6696

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