Welcome to the website of the National Insurance Commission (NIC). The NIC was established by the Insurance Act, 2021 (Act 1061), which replaced Insurance Law, 1989 (P.N.D.C.L. 227). Its object is to ensure effective administration, supervision, regulation, monitoring and control of the business of insurance, to protect insurance policyholders and the insurance industry. The NIC, […]
THE ONE THOUSAND AND SIXTY-FIRST ACT OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ENTITLED INSURANCE ACT, 1061 AN ACT to revise the law relating to insurance in order to provide comprehensive provisions for the regulation of the insurance industry and for related matters. DATE OF ASSENT: 5th January, 2021. ENACTED by the President and […]
Write a formal letter addressed to the Commissioner of Insurance, or call personally at the offices of the Commission. The petition should state briefly the reasons for the complaint. Copies of the following documents (in the case of a motor claim) should accompany the complaint: a) Police report b) Medical report c) Two passport size […]
The National Insurance Commission (NIC) in partnership with the Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) and supported by Graphic Communications, have launched the maiden edition of the Insurance Fair. The Insurance Fair, which is expected to be an annual event where insurance companies will get the opportunity to showcase insurance products and services to the public, is […]Read More
The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has expressed its commitment to developing and providing tailor-made insurance products for trader groups operating in the country. According to the Commissioner of Insurance, Dr Justice Ofori, he believes the move is necessary to help safeguard the lives, property and businesses of these groups which play a significant role in […]Read More
The Insurance Industry is governed by Insurance Act 2021, ACT 1061. This Act complies significantly with the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) Core Principles and gives better regulatory powers to the National Insurance Commission. (See Act and Regulations for more information on the Act).
The Act among other things prohibits composite insurance companies. All composite insurance companies therefore had to separate their life and nonlife operations into different companies by December 2007.
List of Insurance and Reinsurance companies licenced by the National Insurance Commission and are in Good standing
List of intermediaries licenced by the National Insurance Commission and are in Good standing
The NIC aims to streamline the Insurance Industry with the issuance of guidelines to regulate the insurance market.
The Compensation Fund was set up in 1996 by the National Insurance Commission in conjunction with the insurance companies which underwrite motor insurance business.
The Fund will compensate anybody who has been Injured after 1996 but who is unable to obtain compensation from an insurance company.
The Fund is not meant to relieve insurance companies of their liabilities under policies they have issued. Neither does it intend to encourage motorists not to insure their vehicles or to relieve motorists of their obligations to the victims.