Filed December 20, 2004,
Technical Assistance Advisory
RCW 48.18.100(1) prohibits issuance, delivery or use of
insurance policy forms not filed and approved by the
Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC). There
is no exception for "travel insurance" purchased by Washington
consumers whether from tour operators, travel agents,
wholesalers or nonresident agents.
Failure to deliver Washington approved forms to
Washington purchasers of travel insurance is a violation of
The OIC will consider electronic forms of delivery that
provide Washington consumers with approved forms.
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