How to arrange Instant Issue cover Online
Whether you want to arrange GCS Instant Issue Legal Indemnity Insurance from your 'Pack' or Online, it couldn’t be easier!
How to issue Online
1. Register Online
If you are wanting to issue instant cover, firstly you need to register. Registration usually takes only a few minutes. As soon as you have applied, we will send you an email acknowledging your application and to verify your email address. We will then check your application details and, provided there are no problems, confirm your registration within the hour. In the meantime, you can continue to use GCS OnLine to browse our range of products, see Key Facts policy summaries and obtain quotes.
2. Create a Quote
Once you are registered, you are ready to start issuing online. To do this you will need to begin by creating a quote, simply click on ‘create a quote’ and select which policy you need. Once you have completed the risk details you can generate your quote, view the key facts and even see a specimen policy.
3. Issue a policy or save your quote for later
If you are happy with your quote and would like to continue to issue, simply select ‘next’, confirm the risk meets the policy issue criterion and fill out the insured’s details. Once you have followed the directions on the screen, GCS OnLine will offer you the following options: ‘issue this policy’, ‘add another quote’ or ‘save this quote’. With GCS OnLine you can choose to issue straight away or save your quote for later so that it is ready for issue, exactly when you want to.
4. When does online cover actually commence?
Whether you issue a policy from your ‘Pack’ or Online, all our policies are live documents which become activated as soon as the policy schedule is completed and signed by a solicitor, legal-conveyancer or legal executive - no cover notes, no referral, and no delay! Therefore, once you have printed and signed your policy document, it becomes fully active and your clients go ‘on-risk’ immediately.
When issuing online you can choose to either pay per policy or wait for your monthly statement and make one single payment for all policies placed within a given month.
No payments are taken online and once you have issued your policy you can choose to make payment via the following options:
Cheque - If you are paying by cheque, you will need to attach the cheque to a copy of the policy. Cheques should be made payable to "GCS Ltd". The cheque and a photocopy of the policy should be sent to: GCS Ltd, GCS House, High Street, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8JD (DX 39110 Heathfield).
BACS – If paying by bank transfer, please pay to “GCS Ltd” making sure to include your firm’s name and/or the 10 digit policy number as paymentreference to Sort Code: 60-10-30 Account No: 11558601.