Managing General Agents, Brokers, Others


To be eligible as an IBC industry subscriber for either subscription type, you must meet the following three criteria:

  1. Not underwrite insurance (not be an insurance or reinsurance carrier)

  2. Provide goods and services to the Canadian P&C insurance industry

  3. Not be a financial services regulator.

Note for managing general agents only: To become an IBC industry subscriber, you must be associated with an IBC member company.

Companies not eligible for IBC membership may be eligible to be an IBC industry subscriber. There are two subscription types:

Issues Management

Benefits include access to:

  • IBC's member site
  • Legal bulletins
  • Almost all of IBC's advisory policy wordings.

Vehicle Information Services (VIS)

Benefits include access to:

  • IBC's VIS portal
  • Vehicle description
  • VINlink dataset and decoder
  • CLEAR rate groups (available if your customers are IBC member companies).