About Metropolitan

Table of Contents:

  1. About Metropolitan
  2. Metropolitan Life Products
  3. Metropolitan Funeral Cover
  4. Automatically Included Benefits
  5. Optional Policy Benefits
  6. Reliable Provider
  7. Conclusion

Metropolitan Life is a name very well known in the industry. When you think of insurance, their name will likely come up. They offer solid products that aim to enrich the life of the customer. Metropolitan gives you the peace of mind, you deserve.

They have had more than 110 years’ to practice. You can rest assured that you are in great hands. Metropolitan opened their doors in 1898. They started as African Homes Trust Syndicate. In terms of client numbers, Metropolitan has since grown into one of the top three insurance providers. This is for medium- to long-term companies in South Africa.

In terms of market share, Metropolitan is currently the fourth largest listed life assurer. With a R10.25 billion market share, Metropolitan is listed as a JSE Top 100 company. This is proof the they are a massive force in the industry.

The provide jobs to about 10 000 people. Metropolitan has branches all over Africa. The head office is in Bellville, in Cape Town. They have branches throughout South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Swaziland, & Lesotho.



Metropolitan Life Products

Metropolitan offers a range of insurance and investment products. You can get anything from life insurance to retirement annuities. They also provide managed healthcare, medical scheme administration and asset management services. With Metropolitan Life, the employers can also get employee benefits packages. This is for small, medium, and large organizations. Metropolitan life can do a complete package for your deserving employees.

Metropolitan strives to continue a legacy. They want to add meaningful and lasting value to the lives of South-Africans.

They are a well-established, truly African business. The Majority of policy holders (more than 80%) are, in fact, black. Metropolitan represents the nation with customised financial services packages. They design package to enhance and protect the assets of their clients.

Metropolitan Funeral Cover

They offer interesting benefits that truly compliment the basics of funeral insurance. You will receive a wide range of benefits that will add value to your funeral policy. Some of the benefits you can enjoy on your funeral plan will be: Read more about Metropolitan funeral cover here.

Automatically Included Benefits

  • Paid-up Benefit
  • CashBack Benefit
  • Family Assistance Benefit
  • Accidental Death benefit

Optional Policy Benefits

  • Tombstone Benefit
  • Shopping Benefit
  • iNkomo Benefit
  • Survival Benefit


Reliable Provider

When shopping for insurance products, it is vital to ensure the record of accomplishment of the provider. Not many South African insurance companies have a resume as impressive as Metropolitan. There is nothing better than knowing that your provider will not struggle to pay out your claim. Using an unknown provider can be risky. Some fly by night providers run away when you want to claim. You must consider this when you apply for any insurance. Do not regret using a cheap provider without solid foundations. With Metropolitan Life, you can get it right the first time.


We have been working with Metropolitan for almost 2 years. During this time, they have proven to be a well-oiled machine. They offer affordable products that are designed to offer the consumer maximum benefits.
We can assist you with various products and services they have to offer. To get a free quote, feel free to complete our basic contact form. A friendly consultant will get in touch as soon as possible.

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