Life Insurance: peace of mind for you and your family

Life can be unpredictable, but with the right life insurance cover in place, you'll always have peace of mind.

Whether you're looking for protection for your family, or cover for your business, we can help you find the right life insurance plan. From as little as €10.10 a month, Zurich is here to help you life choose the right life insurance policy for you.

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Choosing life insurance

By planning in advance you can protect yourself and your family against life's uncertainties. We provide different types of life insurance and a range of financial protection solutions to suit everyone, and lots of information to help you make the right choice for your lifestyle and circumstances.

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Mortgage protection

It's a requirement to have life assurance if you have a mortgage on your home. Our mortgage protection includes many great benefits. It protects your home by helping to clear your mortgage if you die and protects your family from a substantial financial burden. You can include cover for your partner on the same policy and cover for many serious conditions.

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Serious illness cover

Some illnesses can have a significant impact on your life. They can stop you from working and your recovery may require assistance and time. That's where serious illness cover comes in, offering you protection when the unexpected happens. Serious illness cover provides you with financial support if you are diagnosed with a serious illness.

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Life assurance

Unlike life insurance, which is protection for a fixed term and an event that may or may not happen, life assurance is insurance against an event that will happen eventually. Therefore, with life assurance payment will be made at the end of the policy when the life assured dies.

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Income protection

Income protection is a type of life insurance policy that pays you money each month if you are ill or injured and can’t work, until you are fit to return to work again. If an illness or injury stops you working, you need time to get better and you'll still need to be able to support yourself and your family financially. 

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Business protection

Business protection will ensure your company continues to run smoothly in the event of serious illness or sudden death of key employees or shareholders. Some types of protection we offer include:

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Why Zurich?

Investment & Pension Provider Excellence Award, Brokers Ireland, 2023

Financial Services Company of the Year, InBUSINESS Recognition Awards, 2023.

As one of Ireland's most successful life insurance companies, a protection policy with Zurich Life means you get peace of mind.

We're part of the Zurich Insurance Group which is internationally rated AA/stable† for Financial Strength, by Standard & Poor's.

† Financial strength rating is for the Zurich Insurance Group, source: Standard & Poor's, January 2024.

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Not sure where to start?

If you've got questions about our life insurance and protection products, check out our life insurance FAQs section.

To determine what type and level of life insurance you need, you should first focus on what you need to protect. There are four main categories of cover: life insurance, serious illness cover, mortgage protection and business protection. Find out more about choosing your life insurance policy.

Choose between life or mortgage protection quotes

Life insurance

Whether you're looking for protection for your family, or cover for your business, we can help you find the right life insurance plan for your needs.

Mortgage protection

Are you buying a house, planning to buy one, or want to change mortgage protection? We offer competitive cover for you and your home.