certificate of insurance

A document that describes an insurance policy. It is issued for informational purposes only. It is not legal evidence of insurance and may even describe a policy that has not yet been issued.
See binder. American Banker Glossary

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certificate of insurance cerˌtificate of inˈsurance noun certificates of insurance PLURALFORM [countable]
INSURANCE a document to be shown as proof that an insurance contract exists, with information about the risks that are covered and conditions relating to the insurance:

• Insurance cover comes into force only when a certificate of insurance is actually received.

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certificate of insurance UK US noun [C] (plural certificates of insurance) (also insurance certificate)
INSURANCE an official document from an insurance company, used to prove that you have insurance and to show the types of financial protection that it provides: »

Any project that plans to film on state property must file a certificate of insurance with the New Hampshire Film and Television Office.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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