> VA - Life Insurance - Servicemembers?? Group Life Insurance Family Coverage (FSGLI)
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be the spouse or dependent child of a service member (Active Duty or Ready Reserve) who has full-time SGLI coverage. A ?°dependent child?± includes any unmarried child in one of the following categories:
- A natural child of the service member
- A legally adopted child
- A stepchild who is a member of the service member??s household
- A child between the ages of 18 and 23 who is a full-time student, or a child who became permanently incapable of self-support before age 18.
General Program Requirements:
The Veterans?? Opportunities Act of 2001 extended life insurance coverage to spouses and children of members insured under the SGLI program, effective November 1, 2001.
Spouses of SGLI policyholders are covered for up to $100,000 or the amount of the service member??s SGLI, whichever is less. This coverage is automatic unless the service member submits a written request to decline or reduce coverage.
Additionally, the dependent children of every active duty service member or reservist covered under full-time SGLI are automatically insured for $10,000. Coverage for dependent children is free and cannot be declined unless SGLI coverage is declined.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
For more information, please visit:
Service members should contact their Personnel Office for changes to basic SGLI or Family SGLI coverage.
Service members should contact their Flight, Payroll and/or Finance Office for SGLI and Family SGLI premium payment information and premium refunds.
Service members and their beneficiaries should call or email the Office of Servicemembers?? Group Life Insurance (OSGLI) for information on pending Family SGLI claims
800-419-1473 (inside the US),973-548-5699 (overseas)
firstname.lastname@example.org (general email address)
email@example.com (SGLI claims email address)
You can download a fact sheet at:
Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)