Certified Reinsurers

Notice of Application

Pursuant to (§10-3-702(6)(a), C.R.S.) and Colorado Insurance Regulation 3-3-3(Section 8)(B), Colorado Insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar invites members of the public to respond to Certified Reinsurer Applications submitted to the Colorado Department of Insurance.

Interested and affected parties will have 30 days from the date notice is posted to submit written comments and responses to the certified reinsurer applications listed below. Please click on a reinsurer's name to determine when the notice was posted. The Commissioner will not take final action on an application until at least 30 days after notice was posted.

Current Certified Reinsurers

Pursuant to Colorado Insurance Code §10-3-702(6)(e), C.R.S.,  the Colorado Insurance Commissioner is required to publish a list of all certified reinsurers and their ratings.

Alien ID

Certified Reinsurer


Effective Date of Initial Certification

Effective Date of Renewal Certification

Financial Strength Rating

Lines of Business Certified to Reinsurer


Hannover Rück SE


October 1, 2015

Nov. 1, 2017 -Dec. 31, 2018

Secure-2 (10%)


AA- 3194130

Endurance Specialty IC


May 31, 2012

Nov. 1, 2017 -  Dec. 31, 2018

Secure – 3 (20%)


AA - 1784122

Canada Life International Re dac


July 1, 2017

July 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2018

Secure – 3 (20%)

Life & annuity reinsurance


Arch Reinsurance Ltd.


July 1, 2011

Sep. 1, 2017-Dec. 31, 2018

Secure – 3 (20%)

Property/casualty, Life/A&H

Qualified Jurisdictions

Pursuant to Section 10-3-702(6)(d)(I), C.R.S., the Colorado Insurance Commissioner is required to publish a list of qualified jurisdictions under which an assuming insurer licensed and domiciled in such jurisdiction is eligible to be considered for certification by the commissioner as a certified reinsurer. Pursuant to Section 10-3-702(6)(d)(III), C.R.S., the Commissioner defers to the the list of qualified jurisdictions published by the national association of insurance commissioners’ committee process. See the following link for the current NAIC list.