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L&A Carrier Standards & Forms Membership

The Life & Annuity Primary Carrier Electronic Standards & Forms Membership Program is intended for companies which offer life & annuity insurance policies to the public, either by selling directly to an individual/company or through intermediaries. This program includes access to both the ACORD Standards and ACORD Forms.

Member Benefits

ACORD Standards Package for L&A Insurance Transactions

  • XML Schema and Specifications
  • AML Schema and Specifications for Australia, New Zealand and South Africa
  • Implementation Guides
  • Full line of ACORD L&A Forms (static, fillable and eForm), and License

Resources & Services

  • Complimentary or Discounted Reference Architecture Facets
  • Regulatory & Compliance Services
  • Test Harness and Certifications
  • Onboarding Training
  • Extended Custom Consulting Services (at cost)

Additional Benefits

  • Access to Research Library
  • Complimentary or Discounted Event Passes
  • ACORD Branding and Logo Usage
  • Participation in Standards Development


The per term fee is based on the total net premiums written of your organization.

For more information about joining this program:

Contact Member Services