Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R590. Insurance, Administration.

Rule R590-276. Record Retention for Foreign Insurers, Alien Insurers, Commercially Domiciled Insurers, Foreign Title Insurers and Foreign Fraternals.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R590-276-1. Authority.

This rule is promulgated pursuant to Subsections 31A-2-201, 31A-14-205.5(5)(a), and 31A-23a-412(5), which authorize the commissioner to adopt a rule to specify the length of time a foreign insurer, alien insurer, commercially domiciled insurer, foreign title insurer, or foreign fraternal must maintain books and records for inspection by the commissioner.

R590-276-2. Scope.

This rule applies to all foreign insurers, alien insurers, commercially domiciled insurers, foreign title insurers, and foreign fraternals licensed to do business in Utah.

R590-276-3. Purpose.

The purpose of this rule is to notify foreign insurers, alien insurers, commercially domiciled insurers, foreign title insurers and foreign fraternals of the books and records retention requirements.

R590-276-4. Retention Requirements.

(1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), the retention requirement for the books and records of an insurer or fraternal subject to Title 31A, Chapter 14, Foreign Insurers, is three years plus the current year.

(2)(a) The retention requirement for foreign title insurers books and records, including records related to title search, examination and underwriting used for determining insurability, is 15 years, pursuant to Subsection 31A-20-110(1).

(b) The retention requirement for books and records related to escrow transactions involving real property is 3 years plus the current year, pursuant to Section 31A-23a-412(5).

(3) All books and records shall be made available during normal business hours.

(4) Nothing in this section prohibits electronically stored books and records.

R590-276-5. Enforcement Date.

The commissioner will begin enforcing the provisions of this rule 45 days from the rule's effective date.

R590-276-6. Severability.

If any provision of this rule or its application to any persons or circumstances is for any reason held to be invalid, the remainder of the rule and the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.


insurance, record retention

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

April 23, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

31A-2-201; 31A-14-205.5(5)(a); 31A-23a-412(5)

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R590, please contact the promulgating agency (Insurance, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.