FAQ's


FAQ

Do I need to be an AIChE member to apply for coverage?

Yes, to obtain a quote and purchase a policy, you must be a current AIChE member. If you are not a member please visit www.aiche.org to register for membership.

 

Can I apply for a policy if I live outside of the U.S.?

No, coverage can only be provided to individuals residing in the U.S.

 

What is the cost for Professional Liability Insurance?

For an accurate no-obligation quote, please visit our Apply Now page to complete an application.

 

Do I have to pay the policy premium in full?

Yes, premium must be paid in full for the policy to be effective. 

For policies with premiums of $1,000 or more, please contact (844) 78-AIChE or email us at aiche-questions@alliant.com for more information.

 

Will this policy cover me if I am hurt?

No, this policy will not cover you if you get hurt. This policy provides third party liability for professional liability (see definitions above) claims brought against you.

 

Will this policy cover me outside of the U.S.?

Yes, this policy provides worldwide coverage, but only if the claim is made in the U.S., its territories, or Canada.

 

Is there a fee for additional insured certificates?

This request is subject to underwriter review, and an additional premium may apply. 

 If you would like to include additional insureds in your policy, you must complete and submit the Add Additional Insureds Questionnaire.

 

Send the completed copy to aiche-questions@alliant.com. Your email should contain the following:

 

Subject Line: Additional Insured Request – Your Name/Company Name as it appears on your policy documents

Body:  Your Policy Number

Name of the Additional Insured as it should appear

Address of the Additional Insured as it should appear

Any special instructions or requests; if needed, please attach any documents

 

How do I request to a certificate of insurance or proof of coverage? 

If a client has requested to be added to be listed as a certificate holder, please send an email to aiche-questions@alliant.com. Your email should contain the following:

 

Subject Line: Additional Insured Certificate Request – Your Name/Company Name as it appears on your policy documents

Body:  Your Policy Number

Name of the additional insured as it should appear

Address of the additional insured as it should appear

Any special instructions or requests; if needed, please attach any documents

 

How do I renew my policy?

A policy must be renewed prior to the expiration date of your current policy. You will receive an email with information to renew. If your policy has expired you will need to apply for a new policy, please click here to submit an application.

 

I need to reinstate my policy. What do I do?

Once a policy is expired or cancelled, it cannot be reinstated.  To apply for a new policy, please click here to submit an application.

 

How do I update my contact information (name change, address, email, etc.)?

To update your information, please email aiche-questions@alliant.com. Your email should contain the following:

Subject Line: Request to Update Contact Info – Your Name/Company Name as it appears on your policy documents

Body:  Your Policy Number

Tell us what needs to be updated and how it should be updated

 

I want to cancel my policy, what do I do?

Please keep in mind cancelling your policy will mean the following:

  • Any claim reported after cancellation will not be covered.
  • You have the option to extend the reporting period for an additional premium.If you are interested please indicate in your email.
  • Cancellation effective date will be equal to the date of your request or a future date. Policies cannot be cancelled retroactively.
  • Any additional insured and/or certificate holder associated with your policy will be notified of cancellation.
  • You will receive any remaining premium on your policy by check.

 

To cancel your policy, please email aiche-questions@alliant.com. Your email should contain the following:

Subject Line: Cancellation Request – Your Name/Company Name as it appears on your policy documents

Body:  Your Policy Number

Please cancel my policy effective (note this date must be equal to the date or your request or a future date. Polices cannot be cancelled retroactively.)

Any changes to your mail address or contact information