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Earthquake data call information

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) is calling for data with the purpose of determining the current utilization rate of residential and commercial earthquake insurance in the state of Washington. 

This data call is being issued to companies authorized to do business in Washington State under the OIC’s broad investigatory authority, see RCW 48.02.060(3)(c) (  We are also requesting responses from surplus lines companies doing business in Washington.  We very much appreciate the assistance of domestic insurers and the Surplus Lines Association who assisted in reviewing a draft of this data call to improve its clarity and ensure greater accuracy in the submitted responses.

Below you will find the data call frequently ask questions, a memorandum of guidance for the response, and the data call submission Excel spreadsheet. The completed data call is due October 13, 2017.

Use our online form to submit data call responses.

For additional information or questions please contact OIC policy staff.