Insurance Supervisors, Regulators, Associations & Central Banks

(Notes: Many websites have English language versions, even if not noted below. Central/State-owned banks are always the last listed.)

Asociacion Latinoamericana de Administradores de Riesgos y Seguros (ALARYS)

 

Argentina

Superintendencia de Seguros de la Nacion Argentina
Asociacion de Administradores de Riesgos de la Republica Argentina (ADARA)
Central Bank of Argentina

Bolivia

Superintendencia de Pensiones, Valores y Seguros
Central Bank of Bolivia

Brazil

Superintendência de Seguros Privados (SUSEP)
Federacao Nacional das Empresas de Seguros Privados e de Capitalizacao (FENASEG)
Associacao Brasileira de Gerencia de Riscos (ABGR)
Central Bank of Brazil

Chile

Superintendencia de Valores y Seguros de Chile (SVS)
Asociacion de Aseguradores de Chile
Superintendent of Banks and Financial Institutions

Columbia

Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia
Fasecolda (Columbian Insurance Association)
Superintendent of Finance

Costa Rica

Superintendent of Insurance (SUG)
Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS)
Central Bank of Costa Rica

Ecuador

Superintendencia de Bancos y Seguros

El Salvador

Superintendencia del Sistema Financiero
Asociacion Salvadorena de Empresas de Seguros (ASES)
Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador

Guatemala

Superintendencia de Bancos

Honduras

Comision Nacional de Bancos y Seguros
Central Bank of Honduras

Nicaragua

Superintendencia de Bancos y de Otras Instituciones Financieras

Panama

Ministerio De Comercio E Industrias
Superintendent of Banks

Paraguay

Superintendencia de Seguros
Central Bank of Paraguay

Peru

Superintendencia de Banca y Seguros del Peru

Uruguay

List of admitted insurers
Laws and Directives
Central Bank of Uruguay

Venezuela

Camara de Aseguradores de Venezuela
Superintendent of Banks and other financial institutions

Insurance Europe
European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists (EGRIE)
The Geneva Association
The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA)

Albania

Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority
Bank of Albania

Austria

Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)
Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA)
Austrian Insurance Association
Austrian National Bank

Belgium

Insurance Company Association
Banking, Financial & Insurance Commission (CBFA)
National Bank of Belgium

Bulgaria

Financial Supervision Commission
Association of Bulgarian Insurers (ABZ)
Bulgarian National Bank

Croatia

Financial Services Supervisory Agency
Croatian Insurance Bureau (English version available)
Croatian National Bank

Cyprus

The Insurance Company Control Service
Ministry of Finance
Insurance Association of Cyprus
Cyprus International Financial Services Association
Central Bank of Cyprus

Czech Republic

Czech Insurance Association (Ceska Asociace Pojistove)
Czech National Bank

Denmark

Danish Financial Supervisory Authority
National Bank of Denmark

Estonia

The Financial Supervision Authority (Kindlustusinspektsioon)
Eesti Kindlustusseltside Liit (Estonian Insurance Association (EKsL)
Bank of Estonia

Finland

Insurance Supervision in Finland
Federation of Finnish Insurance Companies
Financial Supervisory Authority
Bank of Finland

France

Ministère de l’Economie des Finances et de l’Industrie
Fédération Française des Sociétés d’Assurances (FFSA)
Association pour le Management des Risques et des Assurances de l’Entreprise (AMRAE)
Bank of France

Germany

Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)
Bundesaufsichtsamt für das Versicherungswesen (insurance tips in German)
Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft eV
Deutsche Bundesbank

Gibraltar

Financial Services Commission (FSC)

Greece

Direction of Insurance Enterprises and Actuaries
Association of Insurance Companies of Greece
Bank of Greece

Guernsey

Guernsey Financial Services Commission

Hungary

Penzugyi Szervezetek Allami Felugyelete (Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority)
Association of Hungarian Insurance Companies (MABISZ)
Central Bank of Hungary

Iceland

The Financial Supervisory Authority
Central Bank of Iceland

Ireland

Irish Insurance Federation
Central Bank of Ireland

Isle of Man

Isle of Man Government, Insurance and Pensions Authority
Financial Supervision Commission

Italy

Insurance Supervisory Authority
Associazione Nazionale fra le Imprese Assicuratrici (ANIA)
Associazione Nazionale Risk Managers e Responsabili Assicurazioni Aziendali (ANRA)
Bank of Italy

Jersey

Jersey Financial Services Commission (FSC)

Kosovo

The Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo

Latvia

The Insurance Supervision Inspectorate
Latvian Insurers Association (LIA)
Financial & Capital Market Commission (English version available)

Lichtenstein

Amt fur Volkswirtschaft, Versicherungsaufsicht
Financial Market Authority (English version available)

Lithuania

State Insurance Supervisory Authority (SISA)
Association of Lithuanian Insurers
Bank of Lithuania

Luxembourg

Commissariat aux Assurances, Conseil d'Etat (CE)
Insurance Companies’ Association (Association des Compagnies d’Assurances)
Central Bank of Luxembourg

Macedonia

Ministry of Finance (English version available)
National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia

Malta

Malta Financial Services Authority
Central Bank of Malta

Netherlands

Pensioen and Verzekeringskamer (history of PVK)
Verbond van Verzekeraars (Insurers Association, English version available)
Netherlands Bank

Norway

Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway (English version available)
Finansnaeringens Hovedorganisasjon (FNH)
Central Bank of Norway

Poland

Komisja Nadzoru Ubezpieczen i Funduszy Emerytalnych (KNUiFE; Polish Financial Supervision Authority)
Polska Izba Ubezpieczen (PIU) / Polish Chamber of Insurance (English version available)
National Bank of Poland

Portugal

Autoridade de Supervisão de Seguros e Fundos de Pensões (ASF; English version available)
Associacao Portuguesa de Seguradores (APS; English version available)
Bank of Portugal

Romania

Insurance Supervisory Commission (ISC; English version available)
National Union of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies of Romania (UNSAR)
National Bank of Romania

Russia

All Russia Insurance Association (ARIA) / Moscow Insurance Association (English version available)
Russian Risk Management Society (RusRisk)
Central Bank of the Russian Federation

Slovak Republic

Insurance Supervision (English version available)
Slovak Insurance Association (English version available)
National Bank of Slovakia

Slovenia

Insurance Supervision Agency (English version available)
Slovenian Insurance Association (English version available)
Bank of Slovenia

Spain

Dirección General de Seguros y Planes y Fondos de Pensiones
Asociacion Espanola de Gerencia de Riesgos y Seguros (AGERS)
Bank of Spain

Sweden

Finansinspektionen
Svenska Forsakringsforeningen (Insurance Sweden; English version available)
Riksbank (Central Bank)

Switzerland

Federal Office of Private Insurance
Schweizerischer Versicherungsverband (Swiss Insurance Association; English version available)
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Swiss National Bank

Turkey

Insurance Supervisory Board
Insurance Association of Turkey (English version available)
Turkish Catastrophe Insurance Pool (created by the World Bank; English version)
Banking, Regulatory and Supervision Agency
Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

United Kingdom

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)
Association of British Insurers (ABI)
British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA)
The Association of Insurance and Risk Managers (AIRMIC)
Association of Lloyd’s Brokers
The Institute of Risk Management (IRM)
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA)
Bank of England

Ukraine

League of Insurance Organisations of Ukraine
National Bank of Ukraine

Bahrain

Financial Institutions Supervision, Central Bank of Bahrain

Iran

Bimeh Markazi Iran (Central Insurance of Iran; English version available)
The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Israel

Ministry of Finance
The Bank of Israel

Jordan

Ministry of Industry and Trade (restructured on April 30, 2014 and the Insurance Commission has been folded into the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply)
Insurance Commission
Jordan Insurance Federation
Central Bank of Jordan

Lebanon

Insurance Association (Association des Compagnies d’Assurances au Liban; English version available)
Central Bank of Lebanon

Oman

Oman Capital Market Authority, Insurance sector (CMA; English version available)
Central Bank of Oman

Qatar

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority (English version available)
Qatar Central Bank

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency insurance pages (English version available)
Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency

United Arab Emirates

Insurance Authority (English version)
Registered insurance companies
Dubai Financial Services Authority
Central Bank of the UAE

Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA)

Australia

Australian Prudential and Regulatory Authority (APRA)
Insurance Council of Australia
National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA)
Risk Management Institution of Australia (RMIA)
Reserve Bank of Australia

New Zealand

Ministry of Commerce, Business & Relations Branch
Insurance Council of New Zealand
Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Afghanistan

Afghanistan Insurance Authority, the Ministry of Finance
Insurance Corporation of Afghanistan

Bangladesh

The Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA; English version)
Insurance Corporation Act 2010 (Draft)
Bangladesh Bank

Bhutan

The Royal Monetary Authority (English version)
Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan
Royal Monetary Authority of BhutanBrunei (Brunei Darussalam, long form)
Financial Institutions Division, Ministry of Finance
About Insurance in Brunei (English version)
Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam

Cambodia

General Department of Financial Industry
The General Insurance Association of Cambodia
Insurance and Pension Department

China, People’s Republic

China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC)
Insurance Association of China
People’s Bank of China

Hong Kong, SAR

Insurance Authority
Professional Insurance Brokers Association
Hong Kong Monetary Authority

India

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI)
Reserve Bank of India

Indonesia

Insurance Division
Ministry of Finance (English version available)
General Insurance Association of Indonesia (English version available)
Indonesia Life Insurance Association
Bank of Indonesia

Japan

Financial Services Agency (FSA; English version available)
Life Insurance Association of Japan (English version available)
Insurance Statistics (English version available)
General Insurance Association of Japan (English version available)
Bank of Japan

Kazakhstan

Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan (English version available)

Korea

Financial Services Commission (FSC; English version available) Insurance statistics available at FSS, KLIA (Korea Life Insurance Association; English version available) and General Insurance Association of Korea
Korea Insurance Development Institute (KIDI; English version available)
Korea Life Insurance Association (KLIA)
Financial Supervisory Service
Bank of Korea

Laos

The Ministry of Economy, Planning and Finance

Macau, SAR

Monetary Authority of Macau (insurance information)
Monetary Authority of Macau (banking)

Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM; English)
Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM; English)
General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM; English)
Malaysian Association of Risk and Insurance Management (MARIM)
Central Bank of Malaysia

Maldives

Maldives Monetary Authority

Myanmar

The Insurance Business Supervisory Board, the Ministry of Finance and Revenue

Myanmar Insurance Law of 1996
Myanmar Insurance Business Rules of 1997

Mongolia

Financial and Economic Policy Department, Ministry of Finance (English version)
The Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency (FIFTA; English version available)

Nepal

Insurance Regulatory Authority of Nepal (English version available)
Central Bank of Nepal

Pakistan

Insurance Division
Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP; English version)
Pakistan Reinsurance Company (PakRe; English version)
State Bank of Pakistan

The Philippines

Insurance Commission of the Philippines
Philippine Insurers & Reinsurers Association (PIRA)
Philippine Life Insurance Association (PLIA)
Central Bank of the Philippines

Singapore

General Insurance Association of Singapore
Risk and Insurance Management Association of Singapore (RIMAS)
Life Insurance Association of Singapore
General Insurance Association of Singapore
Singapore College of Insurance
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

Sri Lanka

Insurance Board of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation
Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Taiwan

Insurance Bureau (English version)
Financial Supervisory Commission (Chinese [Mandarin] Google translation available)
Taiwan Insurance Institute (English version)
The Life Insurance Association (English version available)
The Nonlife Insurance Association (English version)
Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Thailand

Office of Insurance Commission (English version available)
Thai General Insurance Association (English version available)
The Bank of Thailand

Vietnam

Ministry of Finance(English version available)
List of Licensed Insurance Companies in Vietnam (English version available)
Association of Vietnamese Insurers (English version available)
The State Bank of Vietnam

Africa Insurance Organization
International Institute des Assurances

Algeria

Direction des Assurances, Ministère des Finances National Insurance Association
The Bank of Algeria

Angola

Angolan Agency of Regulation and Supervision of Insurance (ARSEG; formerly The Institute of Insurance Supervision (ISS)
National Bank of Angola

Benin

Ministère des Finances et de l'Economie

Burkina Faso

Ministère des Finances et de l'Economie

Cameroon

Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances (English version available)
Approved insurance companies

Congo

Ministère de l’Economie, des Finances et Budget
Central Bank of Congo

Côte d'Ivoire

Ministry of Finance and Economy
Insurance sector information (French language)

Egypt

Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (English version available)
Insurance Federation of Egypt
Central Bank of Egypt

Eritrea

Eritrea Embassy (in Sweden, easiest path for information)

Ethiopia

National Bank of Ethiopia

Gabon

Ministère de l’Economie (French language)

Gambia

Central Bank of the Gambia

Ghana

National Insurance Commission
Bank of Ghana

Guinea

Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée

Kenya

Insurance Regulatory Authority
Treasury

Lesotho

Central Bank of Lesotho

Mali

Ministère des Finance & Economy (French language)

Namibia

Namibian Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA)
Bank of Namibia

Nigeria

The National Insurance Commission
Nigerian Insurers Association
African Reinsurance Corporation
Central Bank of Nigeria

Senegal

Ministry of Economy, Finance and Plan (French & English versions)
La Fédération Sénégalaise des Sociétés d'Assurances (FSSA)

South Africa

Financial Services Board (FSB)
South African Insurance Association
The Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA)
South African Reserve Bank

Sudan

Central Bank of Sudan

Tanzania

Insurance Regulatory Authority
Bank of Tanzania

Togo

Ministry of Economy and Finance

Tunisia

Direction Générale des Assurances, Ministère des Finances (French language)
Central Bank of Tunisia

Uganda

Insurance Regulatory Authority
Bank of Uganda

Zambia

Pensions and Insurance Authority, overview of insurance industry
Bank of Zambia

Zimbabwe

Economic Planning & Development, Ministry of Finance
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe