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Life insurance with Bell's Palsy


Bell's Palsy can occur at various stages of life, with various causes and with varying degrees of severity. This makes any generalisations about the availability of life insurance more difficult.

It is possible with Bell's Palsy where your recovery has been good, that you will be able to find Life Insurance from mainstream insurers.

If your Bell's Palsy has been diagnosed recently, it may be necessary to wait until any early recovery has taken place when a longer-term view of your health would be available to our underwriters.

Pulse Insurance are specialist in finding Life Insurance solutions for those who have medical conditions which may affect life expectancy. Each case is individually reviewed and rated by an expert underwriter and as a consequence of this bespoke handling, there is usually a minimum sum insured of £25,000.

If your Bell's Palsy was caused by or you have one of the following conditions / underlying causes, please follow the link t review the details provided before enquiring:-

If your Bell's Palsy is as a result of one of the following, you can make make your Enquiry here, being sure to tell us about any other medical conditions:-

  • congenital facial palsy (born with facial weakness)
  • injury to the facial nerve in an accident
  • injury from surgery – e.g. during surgery of the parotid gland and neck

If you have other serious medical conditions, then Pulse are often able to help you find cover.

Please search again to select your other condition(s) for more details on the availability of cover and the specific enquiry questions we will need you to answer. You should declare your Bell's Palsy when asked about any other conditions.

If you have no other conditions and are not aware of any of the above are the underlying cause, please make an enquiry on this page and give details of your Bell's Palsy.

If you need any help or would like to discuss this with us, please do not hesitate to call on 01280 841430.


Begin an Enquiry

If you need any help or would like to discuss this with us, please do not hesitate to call on 01280 841430.

We are usually able to say straight away whether we think we can help, but we will not be able to provide an indication of premium until after our underwriters have reviewed a completed enquiry. 

If you prefer to share some details ahead of discussing this with our expert team - please submit an enquiry making make sure to select / give details of any other medical conditions.


Medical Reports

If you have any recent or relevant medical reports, these can enable underwriters to provide a more accurate indication.  

Please send these either to or post them to us

n.b. Do not worry if you don’t have any medical reports as they are not usually needed to give an indication of cover / cost.

It may be necessary anyway for separate specific medical reports to be sought if you decide to proceed with an application.

If you have any queries, please give a member of the team a call on 01280 841430.

Need help? Call us on: 01280 841430

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