In order to make a claim for the TSGLI benefit, the member (or someone acting on his or her behalf) should:
1. Download the SGLV-8600, Application for TSGLI Benefits . You can also obtain this form from the your -branch of service TSGLI office or from the Office of Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance by toll-free phone at 1-800-419-1473 or by email at email@example.com.
2. Contact your -branch of service TSGLI office to begin the certification process.
The TSGLI Application has two parts: