Smith Petrie Carr & Scott CICC FAQ and Answers
Yes. This is a mandatory program and coverage is on an individual licence basis. We recommend coverage be purchased through the CICC-CCIC insurance program to confirm compliance with CICC-CCIC licence requirements.
Yes. It is a requirement of the CICC-CCIC that all licensees in good standing purchase Professional Liability Insurance.
No. This policy is intended to cover individual licensees and their clerical staff. However, a person who registers themselves as a “personal corporation or limited entity” can have coverage extended.
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Smith Petrie Carr & Scott
600-359 Kent Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0R6
The policy is for individuals or individual entities. The policy will cover employees (clerical staff ONLY) of personal entities, but does not cover independent contractors.
This policy provides coverage for all sums which insured licensees become legally obligated to pay as damages resulting from an error, omission or negligent act while performing duties usual to that of an immigration consultant. An electronic copy of the policy wording is available to licensees upon request by e-mailing at [email protected]
This policy provides coverage without territorial limitation however suits or judicial proceedings must first be brought against the insured licensee within Canada.
The limit of insurance on this policy is $1,000,000 per licensee per loss with a $10,000,000 shared limit for all licensees annually.
The policy premium is 100% earned and therefore premiums paid are non-refundable. Due to the low cost of the Professional Liability Insurance program to licensees, there will be no refunds for premiums paid if the licensee’s coverage is cancelled at any time during the policy term.