Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
Allan L. McVey
Insurance Commissioner
Company Analysis & Examinations


Reciprocal Jurisdiction Reinsurers

In order to obtain reciprocal jurisdiction, a Uniform Checklist for Reciprocal Jurisdiction Reinsurers shall be submitted along with any other reasonable requirements deemed necessary for certification by the Commissioner.  Please see Rule §114-40-7 and West Virginia Code §33-4-15a(e) for the applicable law and regulation on Reciprocal Jurisdiction Reinsurers.

§114-40-7.1. Pursuant to W. Va. Code §33-4-15a(b)(2)(F), the commissioner shall allow credit for reinsurance ceded by a domestic insurer to an assuming insurer that is licensed to write reinsurance by, and has its head office or is domiciled in, a reciprocal jurisdiction, and which meets the other requirements of this rule.

Listing of Reciprocal Jurisdiction Reinsurers Approved in WV
CompaniesEffective Date
Convex Insurance UK Limited11/23/2021
Convex Re Limited11/23/2021
RenaissanceRe Specialty US Ltd1/13/2022
RenaissanceRe Europe AG1/13/2022
Renaissance Reinsurance Ltd1/13/2022
DaVinci Reinsurance Ltd1/13/2022
Aspen Bermuda Limited3/31/2022
Lancashire Insurance Company Ltd.5/25/2022
Underwriters at Lloyds6/3/2022
Arch Reinsurance, Ltd.8/1/2022
Partner Reinsurance Insurance Company Ltd1/1/2023
Group Ark Insurance Limited1/1/2023
Vermeer Reinsurance Ltd.10/6/2022
Hannover Ruck SE1/1/2023
Hannover Re (Ireland) DAC1/1/2023
Somers Re Ltd fka Watford Re Ltd11/22/2022
Chubb European Group SE1/1/2022
Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America (Bermuda) Ltd.1/12/2023
Validus Reinsurance (Switzerland) Ltd10/1/2022
Validus Reinsurance Ltd10/1/2022
Fortitude Reinsurance Company1/1/2023
MAPFRE RE, Compania de Reaseguros, S.A.1/1/2023
Contact Information
  (304) 558-2100 
  (304) 558-1365 
  WV Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
  ATTN: Financial Conditions Division 
  PO Box 50540
  Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0540
Physical Address:
  WV Offices of the Insurance Commissioner
  Financial Conditions Division 
  900 Pennsylvania Ave. 7th Floor
  Charleston, West Virginia 25302