ACORD 51FL Instructions


ACORD 51 FL (2009/07) rev. 07-31-2009 1 of 10

Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
TITLE ACORD 51 FL (2009/07) Florida Commercial AutoInsurance Identification Card The title of the form. ACORD 51 FL, Florida Commercial Auto Insurance Identification Card, was created in response to Florida regulations. The main differences between the generic ACORD Automobile Insurance Card, ACORD 50, and the Florida card are: * This card should be issued for vehicles insured under a commercial auto policy. Forpersonal auto insurance policies, use ACORD 50 FL, Florida Personal Auto Insurance Identification Card * The size of the card is 3 1/2 inches wide, 2 1/4 inches high (wallet size) * The name of the insurance carrier should be followed by the carrier’s unique five digit Florida company code. * Box referring to Personal Injury Protection Benefits / Bodily Injury Liability must be checked, according to the coverage provided * The insured should be issued two cards.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Company Enter text: The insurer’s full legal company name(s) as found in thefile copy of the policy. Use the actual name of the company within the group to which the policy has been issued. This is not the insurer’s group name or trade name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Florida Company Code Enter identifier: The identification code assigned to the insurer by the state.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being referenced exactly as it appears on the policy, including prefix and suffix symbols. If required for self-insurance, the self-insured license or contract number.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Effective Date Enter date: The effective date of the policy. The date that the terms and conditions of the policy commence.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Personal Injury ProtectionBenefits / Property Damage Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits / property damage liability.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Bodily Injury Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has bodily injury liability coverage.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Named Insured Enter text: The named insured(s) as it/they will appear on the policy declarations page.
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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Address (Optional) Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line one.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line two.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address city name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address state or province code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address postal code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Year Enter year: The model year of the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Make Enter text: The manufacturer of the vehicle (e.g. Ford, Chevy).
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Model Enter text: The manufacturer’s model name for the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Vehicle ID # Enter identifier: The vehicle identification number (VIN) or serial number assigned by the manufacturer.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Company Enter text: The insurer’s full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy. Use the actual name of the company within the group to which the policy has been issued. This is not the insurer’s group name or trade name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Florida Company Code Enter identifier: The identification code assigned to the insurer by the state.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being referenced exactly as it appears on the policy, including prefix and suffix symbols. If required for self-insurance, the self-insured license or contract number.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Effective Date Enter date: The effective date of the policy. The date that the terms and conditions of the policy commence.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Personal Injury Protection Benefits / Property Damage Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits / property damage liability.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Bodily Injury Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has bodily injury liability coverage.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Named Insured Enter text: The named insured(s) as it/they will appear on the policy declarations page.
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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Address (Optional) Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line one.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line two.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address city name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address state or province code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address postal code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Year Enter year: The model year of the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Make Enter text: The manufacturer of the vehicle (e.g. Ford, Chevy).
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Model Enter text: The manufacturer’s model name for the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Vehicle ID # Enter identifier: The vehicle identification number (VIN) or serial number assigned by the manufacturer.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Company Enter text: The insurer’s full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy. Use the actual name of the company within the group to which the policy has been issued. This is not the insurer’s group name or trade name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Florida Company Code Enter identifier: The identification code assigned to the insurer by the state.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being referenced exactly as it appears on the policy, including prefix and suffix symbols. If required for self-insurance, the self-insured license or contract number.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Effective Date Enter date: The effective date of the policy. The date that the terms and conditions of the policy commence.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Personal Injury Protection Benefits / Property Damage Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits / property damage liability.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Bodily Injury Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has bodily injury liability coverage.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Named Insured Enter text: The named insured(s) as it/they will appear on the policy declarations page.
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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Address (Optional) Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line one.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line two.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address city name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address state or province code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address postal code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Year Enter year: The model year of the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Make Enter text: The manufacturer of the vehicle (e.g. Ford, Chevy).
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Model Enter text: The manufacturer’s model name for the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Vehicle ID # Enter identifier: The vehicle identification number (VIN) or serial number assigned by the manufacturer.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Company Enter text: The insurer’s full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy. Use the actual name of the company within the group to which the policy has been issued. This is not the insurer’s group name or trade name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Florida Company Code Enter identifier: The identification code assigned to the insurer by the state.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being referenced exactly as it appears on the policy, including prefix and suffix symbols. If required for self-insurance, the self-insured license or contract number.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Effective Date Enter date: The effective date of the policy. The date that the terms and conditions of the policy commence.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Personal Injury Protection Benefits / Property Damage Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits / property damage liability.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Bodily Injury Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has bodily injury liability coverage.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Named Insured Enter text: The named insured(s) as it/they will appear on the policy declarations page.
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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Address (Optional) Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line one.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line two.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address city name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address state or province code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address postal code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Year Enter year: The model year of the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Make Enter text: The manufacturer of the vehicle (e.g. Ford, Chevy).
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Model Enter text: The manufacturer’s model name for the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Vehicle ID # Enter identifier: The vehicle identification number (VIN) or serial number assigned by the manufacturer.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Company Enter text: The insurer’s full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy. Use the actual name of the company within the group to which the policy has been issued. This is not the insurer’s group name or trade name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Florida Company Code Enter identifier: The identification code assigned to the insurer by the state.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being referenced exactly as it appears on the policy, including prefix and suffix symbols. If required for self-insurance, the self-insured license or contract number.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Effective Date Enter date: The effective date of the policy. The date that the terms and conditions of the policy commence.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Personal Injury Protection Benefits / Property Damage Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits / property damage liability.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Bodily Injury Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has bodily injury liability coverage.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Named Insured Enter text: The named insured(s) as it/they will appear on the policy declarations page.
ACORD 51 FL (2009/07) rev. 07-31-2009 6 of 10

Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Address (Optional) Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line one.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address line two.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter text: The named insured’s mailing address city name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address state or province code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Enter code: The named insured’s mailing address postal code.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Year Enter year: The model year of the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Make Enter text: The manufacturer of the vehicle (e.g. Ford, Chevy).
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Model Enter text: The manufacturer’s model name for the vehicle.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Vehicle ID # Enter identifier: The vehicle identification number (VIN) or serial number assigned by the manufacturer.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Company Enter text: The insurer’s full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy. Use the actual name of the company within the group to which the policy has been issued. This is not the insurer’s group name or trade name.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Florida Company Code Enter identifier: The identification code assigned to the insurer by the state.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being referenced exactly as it appears on the policy, including prefix and suffix symbols. If required for self-insurance, the self-insured license or contract number.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Effective Date Enter date: The effective date of the policy. The date that the terms and conditions of the policy commence.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Personal Injury Protection Benefits / Property Damage Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits / property damage liability.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Bodily Injury Liability Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has bodily injury liability coverage.
INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD Named Insured Enter text: The named insured(s) as it/they will appear on the policy declarations page.