What are the membership eligibility requirements?
All Muslim Canadian Citizens, Landed Immigrants holding Permanent Resident Card and legally staying in Canada and their family members are eligible to register as a member of FSSO.
What is needed to become a member of FSSO?
You have to simply fill up a membership form and pay one time membership fee of $100 plus $25 admin. fee as Principal Applicant, $25 for spouse and $25 for each dependent child under the age of 19 years as their membership fee. Child over 19 years of age has to fill up separate membership form as Principal Member and has to pay one time membership fee of $100 plus $25 admin. fee.
Is there any payment I have to make once I become a registered member of FSSO?
Yes, if any registered member of FSSO passes away only then you as a principal member will be required to share proportionately the funeral cost incurred for the deceased member to reimburse the stabilized balance of Membership Account. Your reimbursement share, which will not exceed $25 at one time, will be withdrawn from your bank account as per Pre-authorized Payment Plan Payment Agreement signed by you.
If I move to any other city of Ontario Province will I still be entitled for the benefit of FSSO services?
Yes, you will continue receiving benefit of FSSO services as long as you are within Ontario Province area where funeral services arrangements are available in the nearest masjid and Muslim grave yard facility is there.
Will I be eligible for full FSSO services immediately after my registration a member?
As per established policy of FSSO the membership activation period is three months from the date the application form is received. After three months the membership will automatically be activated for full FSSO services.
If any registered member passes away before the completion of three (3) months activation period what services FSSO can provide?
Unfortunately, FSSO can not provide any funeral support services.
Can Principal applicant add the name of parents in his/her application form?
No, parents can not be added in principal applicant form. If they meet membership eligibility requirement they have to submit separate application form as a Principal member.
In the event of FSSO member’s death, what procedure should be followed?
Please see the “Funeral Support Procedure” outlined in detail.
If a member of FSSO becomes defaulter by not paying his share of reimbursement cost how the matter is handled by FSSO?
FSSO will revoke his/her membership.
If a registered FSSO member passes away out of Ontario Province will FSSO still provide funeral financial services?
Our services are limited only in the Province of Ontario.
One of my registered child has reached the age of 19, what action needed ?
Fill up separate membership application as Principle Member by paying $75, also needed void cheque of his/her account.
If a registered member passes away in any city of Ontario other than city of his/her residence, will FSSO transport the body to his /her city of residence for funeral services?
No, FSSO will not be responsible for transportation of body.