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Programs & Offerings

ACORD participation provides your organization with invaluable influence, access, and collaboration.

Participants have the ability to influence our global Standards, gain access to our Standards experts, and collaborate with both ACORD and industry peers. We are a continuously evolving standards development organization – work with us, and let us evolve together.

Member Benefits



Member-only Standards and associated documents to increase the efficiency, speed, and reliability of your data exchange.


Reference Architecture

An enterprise architecture framework consisting of models which help organizations to develop, run, and maintain insurance industry applications.


Research & Development

Industry-leading business and technology insights on the most important emerging trends and topics. 


Idea-Sharing Platforms

Opportunities for shaping standards development and industry thought leadership through Standards Project Groups and other collaboration.


Events & Education

Newsletters, conferences, and webinars focusing on business, technology, and the challenges and opportunities we face today and tomorrow.


Training & Certification

Implementation training, consulting, and system certification for individuals and organizations using ACORD Standards and assets.




Program Offerings

ACORD brings together organizations from across the entire insurance value chain, as well as companies, associations, and educational institutions with an interest in the insurance industry. To join or for more information, please contact Member Services


Insurance Company Memberships

For companies which offer insurance policies to the public, either by selling directly to an individual/company or through intermediaries.


Intermediary Memberships

For Insurance Brokers, Agencies, MGAs, and Wholesalers in the business of distributing insurance policies to individuals.


Solution Provider Memberships

For established and startup vendor organizations which provide software solutions to the insurance and related industries.


Other Memberships

For other organizations, such as industry associations, private equity, academic institutions, and consulting firms.


Forms Subscription Programs

For Carriers, Intermediaries, Solution Providers, and Captives who need access to ACORD Forms only.


Forms End User Licensing Program

Agents and brokers must obtain a license to use ACORD Forms supplied by vendors (for example, through an agency management system). Licenses are available for purchase from ACORD. Members of the Big "I" or PIA with annual group gross P&C revenue under $50 million are eligible for a license at no cost.


Delegated Authority Program for Lloyd's Coverholders

Lloyd’s Coverholders can now download Delegated Authority Standards which help support the London Market Target Operating Model. ACORD Standards for Delegated Authority support the requirements from data capture of the initial risk through to bind, and subsequent premium and claims reporting, and are available in a fully indexed and searchable format. 


Standards License for London Market Associations

Members of the International Underwriting Association (IUA), London & International Insurance Brokers' Association (LIIBA), and Lloyd's Market Association (LMA) may qualify for a limited license to use the ACORD Global Reinsurance & Large Commercial Standards. For more information, please contact Member Services.


ACORD Reference Architecture Program

The components of the ACORD Reference Architecture are available, together and individually, for purchase by ACORD members and non-members. See the Reference Architecture page for more information.

For further details about fee calculations and other information, see the Terms of Program Membership.