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Property & Casualty XML Specifications, AL3 Open Implementation Guides & Documentation - Public

Attention

In addition to the files below, there are a variety of guides and aids available only to ACORD Members who have registered with the ACORD website. These may include:
  • ​Implementation Guides
  • Transaction Specifications
  • Sample XML
  • Business Process Guides
  • Help Files
  • Annotated Schemas

Version 1.x

Version 1.x specification development began in 2000 with various drafts, then moved to a candidate recommendation (pilot phase), and became an official version on July 31, 2001. The V1.x standard receives maintenance requests for semi-annual consideration and publication. Implementations reported to ACORD are available for review on the ACORD Website.
 
For all V1.x releases, select the link to download a zip file containing all of the files associated with that respective specification release. These zip files include additional files available only to ACORD members.
 

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact PC@acord.org.

In addition to the files below, there is a Windows Help file version of the P&C XML specification available to ACORD P&C Members who have registered on the ACORD Website. This file contains hyperlinks and provides navigation superior to the PDF version of the specification.​​​​​​​

Refer to the "Readme" file associated with each release for a full listing of files and file descriptions.

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 PC XML Standards & Documentation

 
 

 PC XML Transaction Specifications

 
ACORD PC Activity Note Notify Transaction Specification m1.25v1.0Jul 2013
ACORD PC Binding Authority Claim Transaction Report Specification m1.24v1.0.1Apr 2013
ACORD PC Binding Authority Premium Transaction Report Specification m1.23V1.0Oct 2012
ACORD PC Claim Download Transaction Specification m1.25v1.1Aug 2013
ACORD PC Commercial Auto Policy Quote Inquiry Transaction Specification m1.27v1.0Oct 2014
ACORD PC Commercial Inland Marine Policy Rate Transaction Specification m1.28v1.0Jun 2015
ACORD PC Commercial Package Policy Rate Transaction Specification m1.29v1.0Aug 2015
ACORD PC Commercial Property Policy Quote Inquiry Transaction Specification m1.29v1.0Dec 2015
ACORD PC Commercial Property Policy Rate Transaction Specification m1.29v1.0Aug 2015
ACORD PC Financial Responsibility Notify Transaction Specification m1.25v1.0Jul 2013
ACORD PC General Liability Policy Rate Inquiry Transaction Specification m1.27v1.0Oct 2014
ACORD PC Homeowners Policy Quote Inquiry Transaction Specification m1.29v1.0Dec 2015
ACORD PC Personal Auto Policy Quote Inquiry Transaction Specification m1.27v1.0Oct 2014
ACORD PC Policy Quote Inquiry Resend Transaction Specification m1.27v1.0Oct 2014
ACORD PC Vehicle Insurance Verification Transaction Specification m1.24v1.0.4Apr 2013
ACORD PC Vehicle Telematics Notify Transaction Specification m1.27v1.0Oct 2014
ACORD PC Workers Comp Policy Quote Inquiry Transaction Specification m1.28v1.0Mar 2015
 

 PC XML Implementation Guides

 
XML - Personal and Business Automobile State Issues Implementation Guide v4.0Dec 2015
ACORD PCS Renewal Processing Workflow Implementation Guide V1.0Sep 2011
The Binding Authorities Implementation Guide V3.0.1Jun 2009
 

 PC Coverage Code Listing

 

Need a new code? 

Click here to download the P&C Maintenance Request Template.  Once you have completed the General Information and Codes sections, please email it to PCMR@acord.org. Make sure to attach your completed maintenance request. You should receive acknowledgement within 2 business days.​​​​

 

 AL3 Implementation Guides

 
AL3 Coverage Implementation SpecificationsDec 2015
AL3 Direct Bill Commission Statement Download Implementation GuideAug 2011
AL3 Commercial Data Quality and Download Implementation GuideMay 2011
 

 Exposure Reporting

 
 

 Overview Documents