The Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan (ICS) operate under an authority delegated by the Superintendent of Insurance to licence and regulate insurance agents, brokers, adjusters and agencies in the province of Saskatchewan. It is made up of the General Insurance Council of Saskatchewan and the Life Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Crop Hail including Crop Hail Adjusters, Property and Casualty Adjusters and Restricted Travel Agents are regulated through the General Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
The Councils are committed to a fair, ethical and professional industry which ensures that consumers receive responsible, trustworthy advice and service regarding insurance and related financial matters. The Councils have the authority to conduct investigations into the conduct of insurance brokers, agents and adjusters in response to a complaint and to come to a determination as to whether there has been a breach of any of the provisions of The Saskatchewan Insurance Act, its Regulations or the Insurance Council Bylaws.
To hold an insurance licence, an individual or organization must meet standards of qualification outlined by the Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan under the Council Bylaws, The Insurance Act (the "Act"), and The Insurance Regulations ("the regulations").
If you are a former licencee of the Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan, you may be eligible to have your licence re-instated.
An individual applying for a licence, who has not held a life and/or accident and sickness agent licence in any jurisdiction in Canada during the past two consecutive years, will be considered a new applicant.
If you are applying for an insurance licence for the first time, you will need to meet the qualifications and requirements for the specific licence you are applying, for these are outlined at 7-3 of the General and Life Bylaws.
Applicants will need to:
The Insurance Councils of Saskatchewan will then review the online application and supporting materials provided in accordance to the licensing criteria established under The Insurance Act, the Regulations, and Council Bylaws to determine whether a licence may be issued or if further inquiry or investigation is required.
Criminal Record Checks MUST accompany all initial Saskatchewan applications for licensing. This applies to first time applicants, individuals who have not held a licence for more than one year or individuals who have to re-qualify for licensing.
The Insurance Council of Saskatchewan is now accepting BackCheck and First Advantage Criminal Record Checks.
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