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Start a Life Insurance Claim

Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy. At Nationwide, we'll do everything we can to make the claims process convenient for you. We've been helping beneficiaries with life insurance claims since 1926.

As we're processing your claim, we'll contact you directly (or the beneficiary, if different) if we need additional documentation.

If you have questions about your benefits, your policy or the claims process in general, you can call us at 1-800-848-6331, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET or talk to your insurance professional.

Start a claim online or on the phone

We make it easy for you to initiate the claims process by giving you multiple ways to get started:

We're committed to making sure your life insurance claim is processed quickly and efficiently during this difficult time.