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ACORD Form 51 FL Florida Commercial
Auto Insurance Identification Card Instructions

 

 
ACORD 51 FL (2008/02) 1 of 10
Universal wording updates to improve clarity and intent were made to all FIG text for this form on 10/22/2008.
Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
TITLE ACORD 51 FL (2008/02) Florida Commercial Auto Insurance ID 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. For personal 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 the file copy of the policy. 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. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).

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Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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 Enter text: The insurer's full legal company name(s) as found in the file copy of the policy.
IDENTIFICATION CARD Company 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 Enter identifier: The identifier assigned by the insurer to the policy, or submission, being
IDENTIFICATION CARD Policy Number referenced. 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.
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).
Section Name Field Name Field and/or Section Description
INSURANCE Personal Injury Protection Benefits Check the box (if applicable): Indicates the vehicle has personal injury protection benefits /
IDENTIFICATION CARD / Property Damage Liability 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 insuredís full name as it appears on the policy declarations page.
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.
The edition identifier of the form including the form number and edition (the date is
Edition Date typically formatted YYYY/MM).

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