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Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program

Claim for Death Benefits




Used to claim benefits for the death of anyone enrolled in the FEGLI program. Form FE-6 DEP is used to claim benefits for the death of family members covered under Option C.

Electronic Copies:

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Paper Copies:


Download the form locally. However, if you can't access the Adobe-Acrobat PDF fillable form, then request a copy from your servicing human resources office.
  • Call toll free 1-888-767-6738 (202-606-0500 in the DC Area), or
  • Send an email to, giving the number of the form that you need and your mailing address, or
  • Request a copy from a local Federal agency Human Resources Office.

We encourage agencies to download the form locally. However, if you can't access the Adobe Acrobat PDF-fillable form, you can order a limited supply from OFEGLI.

Agency headquarters insurance officers order FE forms directly from OFEGLI. OFEGLI accepts orders by fax and mail only - no telephone orders. The fax number is (201) 395-7950 - Attention: Forms Ordering Desk. The mailing address is Office of Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, P. O. Box 2627, Jersey City, NJ 07303-2627. OFEGLI will need the form number, the quantity, the shipping address and the point of contact, in case of questions.