Third Party Designee Procedure
To comply with 2013 Cal.
Stat. 380 (former AB 1804), CA. Ins Code §396, which requires
an insurer to maintain a verifiable process or adopt a procedure that allows
the applicant or policyholder of a personal auto policy to designate one additional
person to receive notices, termination, expiration, nonrenewal, or cancellation
for nonpayment of premium - this new procedure has been added.
If the applicant elects a
third party designee, producers must do the following:
save/validate and print the private passenger or low cost application, the
printed pdf form will include a new section (Section 15 on low cost apps,
Section 19 on private passenger apps) that must be completed by hand. If
the applicant selects to elect a third party designee, then the producer must
go to AIPSO.com (either CAARP or Low Cost website) – and print/download the
form – under “forms” titled - Third Party Designee. The form must be completed and submitted with the
If the applicant
declines the third party designee option,
then the producer must decline the box on
the form and submit it with the application.
(Refer to Low
Cost/Private Passenger section of application)
The Third Party Designee form
can be used if electing a third party designee midterm on the policy. As of February 1, 2016, the process
will be further automated.
California Low Cost Auto Insurance Program Successfully Implements Changes Mandated by Senate Bill 1273 and Department of Insurance
Effective January 5, 2015, AIPSO successfully implemented changes to California's Low Cost Auto (CLCA) Insurance Program as mandated by California Senate Bill 1273 and California's Department of Insurance. The CLCA program is administered by AIPSO's Western Region staff headquartered in San Francisco.
Click here for more details.
Enhancements to California's Low Cost Auto Insurance Program
Click here for an important announcement regarding enhancements to California’s Low Cost Auto Insurance (CLCA) Program that will take effect January 1, 2015 in compliance with California Senate Bill 1273. The announcement also outlines amendments to the CLCA Program that are effective December 1, 2014 in response to directives from California's Department of Insurance. Included with the announcement are screenshots of changes that have been made to the CLCA Program’s Electronic Application Submission Interface (EASi), as well as two informational documents concerning CLCA Program eligibility and an Important Note for producers submitting CLCA applications.
Revised Convenience Fee Rates
Effective 12/1/2014, the convenience fee pricing for use of debit card payments for CAARP Private Passenger and CA Low Cost Auto processed through EASi has been revised and reduced by our vendor, Official Payments:
California Low Cost: $1.95
(Prior pricing was at $3.99 for California Low Cost and $19.99 for CAARP)
Credit Card convenience fees will remain unchanged:
California Low Cost: $3.99
AIPSO is pleased to announce the appointment of the new manager of its Western Region office in San Francisco.
Registered users of AIPSO.com can learn more by clicking here.
Effective January 6, 2014, the mailing address for the California Low Cost Automobile (LCA) application, the California Assigned Risk Automobile Plan’s (CAARP’s) private passenger and commercial applications, and other related Plan forms will be:
California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan
P.O. Box 6530
Providence, RI 02940-6530
The CAARP/LCA’s office in San Francisco will remain open, with their telephone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail addresses unchanged.
If you have any questions pertaining to the new mailing address, or any other aspect of LCA/CAARP administration and/or operations, please telephone 866-602-8861 or 800-622-0954, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org , and a customer service representative from the San Francisco office will be able to assist you.