However, in order to do so, you need and insurable interest in the person you wish to insure.
And, the insurer may require the person to sign the application for insurance coverage.
Many people buy burial insurance on family members, especially adult children who buy burial plans on their parents or grandparents to help cover the cost of the person's burial and funeral.
Some burial policies offer guaranteed approval which means there is no health exam required, and there are no health questions asked about the person you wish to insure.
Learn more about burial insurance on family members.