Year-End Dates and Deadlines

November 6, 2019

End-of-Year Commission Date

The year-end commission cut-off date is Dec. 27, 2019. We'll make every effort to place your business in force before this date. We'll pay commissions on policies placed in force after Dec. 27, 2019, during the mid-January 2020 commission cycle.

View the commission calendar to see cut-off and pay dates for the rest of 2019. The calendar will be updated for 2020 soon. This calendar is available on The Standard's IDI producer website under Sales Tools.

Policy Delivery Requirements

We guarantee that all pending IDI and GSI policies with complete and compliant delivery requirements received at The Standard’s home office by noon Pacific on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, will be placed in force by the end of business on the Dec. 27, 2019, commission cut-off date.

Policies With Requested Effective Dates of Dec. 29, 30 and 31

We'll place all fully underwritten policies with requested effective dates of Dec. 29, 30 or 31 in force with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2020, subject to the terms of the Policy Acceptance. Please contact your case manager or call 800.378.6058 (800.378.6057 in New York) if you'd like help determining policy effective dates.

Office Holiday Closures

The Standard will be closed Dec. 24-25, 2019, as well as Jan. 1, 2020.

Operations and Underwriting