Open e Insurance Account (eIA)

What is e-Insurance Account?

Launched by Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority (IRDA), the National Insurance-Policy Repository (NIR) service allows policyholders to store their insurance policies digitally under one e-Insurance Account (eIA) without any charge. One can easily avail national insurance number by opening the electronic insurance account (eIA) through the nearest Alankit center.

Key Features:

  • Manage policies, update details via single point of service
  • Digital storage reduces the risk of loss and damage to physical insurance policies
  • No need of providing KYC details for every new policy bought
  • Accessible facilities for the digital conversion of physical policies
  • e-Insurance Accounts can hold life insurance policies, pension plans and general insurance policies (health, car, home etc.)
  • Premium payment alerts
  • Increased number of service touch points
  • Consolidated insurance statement

Registration Process For NIR (National Insurance Repository):

Step 1: Download the electronic insurance account (eIA) application form

Step 2: : Fill out the form with complete/correct details and attach KYC documents including birth certificate and the copy of a cancelled cheque.

Step 3: Submit the eIA application to any Alankit branch.

Step 4: After submission, the eIA application form is verified and processed. An eIA is then, generated for the applicant. (login Id and password will be given).

After following all these steps, the eIA account can be accessed by login Id and password.

Frequently Asked Questions About NIR

What is the objective of an Insurance Repository?
What is an eIA or e-Insurance account?
What are the norms for opening an e-insurance Account?
Do I need to pay for opening of e-Insurance Account (eIA)?
Can any individual open more than one e-insurance account?
Can I convert my existing paper polices into electronic policies?
What are the benefits of holding Insurance Policies in electronic form?
What are the documents required to open an eIA Account?
Which insurance policies can be held in electronic format?
Can a policyholder have physical and electronic insurance policies?
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