Welcome to Pennsylvania Surplus Lines Association
Our mission is to serve Pennsylvania’s insurance consumers through fair and efficient review and verification of the surplus lines insurance industry and to:
- Facilitate and encourage compliance by surplus lines licensees with the laws
Commonwealth and the rules and regulations of the Department relative to surplus
- Provide means for the examination, which shall remain confidential,
of all surplus
lines coverages written by surplus lines licensees to determine whether such
coverages comply with such laws and regulations.
- Communicate with organizations of admitted insurers with respect
to the proper
use of the surplus lines market.
- Receive and disseminate to surplus lines licensees information relative to
surplus lines insurance.
- Eligible List Updates as of 9/15/2015
- Winter-2015 Newsletter
- 2015 Annual Meeting Sponsors
- Eligible Surplus Lines Insurer List as of January 31, 2015
- Bulletin 1/16/2015: Surplus Lines Agent Gross Premium Tax Report - RCT-123 as of December 31, 2014
- Bulletin 12/30/2014: Surplus Lines Law - Exempt Commercial Purchaser Minimum Qualifying Amounts Adjustment Effective January 1, 2015
- Bulletin 12/23/2014: Surplus Lines Agent Gross Premium Tax Report - RCT-123 as of December 31, 2014
- NAPSLO FATCA Resources
- Bulletin 5/19/2014: Membership Division - Approval of the Proposed Distribution of Funds
Pennsylvania Surplus Lines Association
The Pennsylvania Surplus Lines Association (PSLA) is a non-profit organization that serves as an advisory organization under contract with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) for purposes of advising and consulting on matters concerning the surplus lines market place in Pennsylvania. At the same time PSLA provides extensive training and education to both resident and non-resident surplus lines licensees.
PSLA is also a voluntary membership organization for resident and non-resident surplus lines licensees and supporting membership for producers, insurance carriers and other interested parties concerned in obtaining greater knowledge of this marketplace and the role surplus lines plays in the overall property and casualty insurance industry.
This organization plays a vital role in protecting Pennsylvania insurance buyers by being a depository of the collection of required filing documentation which provides an important reference facility for the PID. This greatly assists the Department in their efforts to monitor the activity, compliance and transparency in this most important specialty marketplace.
This website has been created over many years reflecting this organization’s detailed experience in the surplus lines market in Pennsylvania. This website contains substantial amounts of helpful information regarding the Pennsylvania statutes, filing and reporting guidelines, frequently asked questions on a variety of subjects, market data, legislation and links to many other insurance sites. Also included are instruction manuals providing various procedures including the newly created Electronic Filing System, featuring user friendly characteristics.
This website includes both drop down menus and left side menus for easy reference. PSLA will continuously update this site as new content comes to our attention and we welcome any suggestions that can be added to assist the user to a greater extent.