Your minimum information checklist

Sending us the right information upfront can help us speed up the process, so you can deliver even better service to your customers.

Property (Industrial Special Risk) insurance generally suits those customers that have larger and/or more complex property exposures. It’s important we understand your customer’s unique risk profile, so that we can offer a solution that best meets their needs.

Below is a list of the minimum information required to complete an initial assessment. Please note our underwriters may request additional information specific to your customer in some cases.


  • Period of insurance
  • Limit of liability (Section 1 & 2)
  • Geograpic scope
  • Sub-limits
  • Deductible
  • Indemnity period
  • Commission
  • Business occupation
  • Applicable policy wording and endorsements

Schedule of locations

  • List of locations
  • Asset values split by buildings, plant and machinery, stock and business interruption
  • Complete construction, occupation, protection & exposure (COPE) information
  • Area in m2, number of stories
  • Business activity at each location

Claims history

  • Minimum 3-year claims history (preferably 5 years)
  • Including full details of events
  • Additionally, any details of large losses outside 5 years

Risk management information

  • For higher hazard occupations with values in excess of $5 million a recent survey is required
  • A risk management survey should be completed by a suitably qualified Risk Engineer or Property Insurance Surveyor
  • Property valuations if available

Want to request a quote?

Submit your customer’s quote request with the minimum information above to underwriting@qbe.com


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This information is prepared for clients of QBE and their customers. It provides general information only. It does not take into account matters specific to your business. You should always seek independent professional advice before acting upon anything in this document. No part of this publication can be reproduced without the written permission of QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited ABN 78 003 191 035. Normal underwriting terms and conditions apply. Consider the Policy Wordings to see if the product is right for your customer.