How to have your concerns addressed
At Assurant Canada1 we appreciate the opportunity to respond to our customers. Listening, understanding, and responding to our customer’s concerns helps us improve our products and
services. Our goal is to provide timely, complete, and comprehensive responses. Working as a team, we handle our customers’ concerns with a consistent high standard of customer service, resolving most at the first point of contact.
Step 1 – Let us Know
If you have a concern, please contact a Customer Service Associate by mail, phone, or fax. Our Customer Service Associates will work hard to resolve your concern to your satisfaction.
Credit Related Insurance and Warranties
Claims and Customer Service Department
a: P.O. Box 7000, Kingston, ON K7L 5V3
p: 1-800-361-5344 (Eng) or 1-800-661-5800 (Fr)
Step 2 – Talk to Management
If you are not satisfied with the solution you receive from the Customer Service Associate in Step 1, the Customer Service Associate will offer to elevate your concern to one of our Managers, communicating the relevant details on your behalf. Alternatively, you may contact one of our Managers using the contact information noted above.
Step 3 – Still Not Satisfied
If your concern remains unresolved after you have followed Steps 1 and 2, you may contact Assurant Canada’s internal Complaints Liaison Officer (Ombudsperson). The Ombudsperson is dedicated to resolving disputes fairly and professionally. The Ombudsperson will review your particular situation and determine the appropriate next steps, directing it to the appropriate business area for investigation and response. You may contact the Ombudsperson in writing or by phone:
Attention: Ombudsperson, Assurant Canada
a: 5000 Yonge Street, Suite 2000, Toronto, ON M2N 7E9
p: 1-800-561-3232 ext 4666019
Step 4 – External Recourse
If your concern has not been resolved to your satisfaction, you may have it reviewed by a third party.
For life and health related issues:
The Ombudservice for Life & Health Insurance (OLHI)
a: 20 Adelaide Street East, Suite 802, P.O. Box 29, Toronto, ON M5C 2T6
p: 1-888-295-8112 (toll free); 416-777-9002 (Toronto); 514-282-2088 (Montreal)
For property & casualty insurance related issues:
General Insurance Ombudservice (GIO)
a: 4711 Yonge Street, 10th Floor, Toronto, ON M2N 6K8
p: 1-877-225-0446 (toll free)
Quebec - Authorité des marches financiers (AMF)
a: Service du traitement des plaintes et de l’assistance
800, square Victoria, 22e étage
C.P. 246, tour de la Bourse
Montréal (Québec) H4Z 1G3
p: 1 877 525-0337 (toll free)
f: 1 877 285-4378 (toll free)
For consumer provision complaints:
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)
a: Enterprise Building, 6th Floor , 427 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON K1R 1B9
For warranty product related issues:
Ministry of Consumer Affairs
For privacy related issues:
1 Assurant Services Canada Inc., American Bankers Life Assurance Company of Florida, and American Bankers Insurance Company of Florida, and their subsidiaries and affiliates, carry on business in Canada under the name of Assurant®.