Barclays Life Insurance

Protect the future of your loved ones should anything happen to you

Life insurance could give your family some financial security if you die or become terminally ill.

Life Insurance is underwritten by Legal & General Assurance Society Limited. Terms, conditions, exclusions and eligibility criteria apply.

Help protect your family and get a £75 e-voucher 

If you get a quote for Barclays Simple Life Insurance or mortgage protection life insurance between 1 June 2024 and 30 June 2025, and you go on to take out an insurance policy before the quote expires, we’ll give you a £75 e-voucher to spend on a range of gifts including days out and vouchers for high-street brands.

Simply Thank You will email you between months five and six of your policy’s start date to tell you how to claim your reward. You’ll need to use your voucher by 30 June 2026. 

Terms conditions and exclusions apply.

What is life insurance?

Life insurance offers more than just reassurance and financial protection – it helps protect a way of life for your loved ones if anything happens to you. They'd get a cash lump sum to spend however they'd like, covering funeral and mortgage costs, and enabling them to afloat.

We’ve teamed up with Legal & General to provide different options to suit your needs.


Find the right cover to suit your needs

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Barclays Simple Life Insurance

We designed Barclays Simple Life Insurance to be just that – simple. You’re in control of how long you want to be covered for, and if your circumstances change you can simply change your policy.

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Life insurance for mortgage protection

Owning your own home is one of the biggest financial commitments you’ll make, and getting life insurance is a simple way to make sure it’s protected if you die or become terminally or critically ill.

Why choose ours?

Make their lives a little easier

Life insurance can help you make life a little easier for the people you leave behind. They’ll have the reassurance that they could stay in the home they love, pay any debts or expenses and carry on their everyday lives.

Protect your family’s future

Insuring your life means you can still be a part of your family’s future – even if you’re not here. Whether it’s paying for university or paying off the mortgage, you can still support them if you die.

Have no regrets

Get peace of mind in knowing you have done all you can to fulfil your responsibilities.

You’re in safe hands

Our partner, Legal & General, has over 180 years of experience and paid out 97% of life insurance claims in 2018.

Any questions?

Visit a branch

Have a chat in person with one of our mortgage advisers, who can help tailor your policy and answer any questions.


Call us on 0333 202 7580, option 3. Lines are open Monday to Friday from 7am to 8pm, and from 7am to 5pm at weekends.

Check our FAQS

We’ve explanations for common terms relating to life insurance and more specific information.