NEW | Electronic Application
Simple, Quick and Intuitive
.Available for all our existing term and permanent life insurance products.
Advisors | Client Portal
Find everything online on a single platform
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A simple and intuitive platform!
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- New Portal
- New Electronic Application | Illustration Software
How to get access?
If you dont have a code to access My Universe, follow this link to request your code. You will received it within 24 hours
If you need assistance, or want to have a distribution contract with us, contact us or contact your MGA.
- Telephone: 1-888-450-1315
- How to access My Universe and distribute UV Insurance products
You must have a distribution agreement with UV Insurance and you MGA as well as a portal access code to save an illustration and access the electronic application.
- Where can I find the illustration software?
The illustration is available via My Universe portal. There are two types of access, guest access and secure access. Secure access is the only type of access allowing illustration to be saved.
- Will a desktop downloadable version still be available?
The illustration is online only. There is no longer a software to download.
- What permissions are given to Assistant Access?
An assistant can access the illustration software and prepare the illustration for the advisor. However, They cannot generate the electronic signature. Also, they can have access to contracts, follow-ups of new business, pending cases and remuneration.
- Internet connexion
The new My Universe platform is 100% online and available on all media (phone, tablet, laptop, desktop)
- Is a test version available?
You can create test illustrations or applications and delete them later on. You don’t need to generate the signature.
- What web browsers are supported?
The following browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge. However, we recommend Chrome.
- Non face-to-face Sales
My Universe allows and greatly facilitates sales at a distance.
- Is there a Financial Needs Analysis?
Yes, on our website www.uvinsurance.ca
- If I create a family illustration, does the multi-contract discount apply automatically?
You must check the appropriate box in the illustration to obtain the multi-contract discount.
- Saving the age
It is possible to save the age (nearest age) in the illustration in My Universe.
- If the client has other contracts, does he have to indicate them?
Yes, the list of contracts in force is an important step in the analysis.
You must obtain the client’s consent before starting the electronic application. A window appears at the beginning of the process to remind you.
- When making an application, do we have to share the screen with the client or does the client receive an illustration email automatically?
We do not require screen sharing or any special technology. You can send the illustration by email to your client.
- Security and validity of the electronic signature
The electronic signature is offered in person or remotely by email, with a single click. It is also offered in paper format, at the customer’s choice. For remote electronic signatures and by email, you must confirm a secure key with all the signatories and send the keys by different means of communication.
Signatories have 30 days to electronically sign the application. If 1 signature is missing, the advisor must generate the signature again and then everyone must sign again.
- Will corporations / legal persons be accepted?
Yes, you can create legal owners from the Express issue ($50,001 and more) in the application
- Different owner, insured and payer on the electronic application?
It is possible to have a different owner, insured and payer on the electronic application. The application with the electronic signature allows to have up to 2 insured, 3 owners, 10 beneficiaries and 10 dependent children.
- Assignment – Collateral
It is possible to indicate in the electronic application if the contract has an assignment – collateral
- Conditional Insurance
The conditional insurance agreement is offered in the electronic application
- Can the signature also be done on a cellphone?
Yes, all of our online tools are available on all platforms, including computers, tablets and smartphones.
- Period of validity of the electronic signature
The electronic signature is available to signatories 30 days after the signature email is sent. After that, it will have to be generated again.
- Accepted payment methods
We accept pre-authorized debit payments for annual and monthly payments or checks for annual payments.
- When remuneration is shared with another agent, is there a box to specify who keeps the service?
In the advisor’s statement, at the bottom of the section, it is possible to indicate remuneration sharing.
- Electronic delivery of the contract
Depending on the communication preferences that you indicated in the application, the insurance contract is deposited in the client portal and a notice is sent by email to your clients.
New business and follow-ups
- Does UV Insurance inform the MGA of the receipt of a new electronic application?
When the advisors submit an application, the MGA receives a notification and a copy of the application in My Universe portal. The advisors receive an application summary in their portal.
- Ordering medical requirements
The requirements are ordered by the MGA or the advisor.
- Are electronic signatures accepted on delivery requirements?
Yes, as long as the advisors uses a recognized electronic signature. Electronic signatures by a secured link either by your CRM or another platform (Kronos, Adobe sign, SignNow, Docusign, etc.)
- Can the forms in documents be signed electronically via My Universe platform?
The electronic signatures is not available at the moment for “external” forms. They can be signed by any recognized means (Adobe Sign, etc) indicated on our website. For some (ex. : replacement notice), they can be uploaded in the applications.
- Will DocuSign on certain documents be accepted?
Yes, documents other than the electronic application can be signed with the platforms identified by UV Insurance. Electronic signatures by a secured hyperlink either by your CRM or another platform (Kronos, Adobe Signe, SignNow, DocuSign, etc.)
- Will a client who wants an insurance amount of $50,000 or less be automatically deferred for two years when using the electronic application?
Indeed, the simplified issue comes with life insurance provisions without medical examination. So all permanent life insurance products of $50,000 or less will be deferred insurance amounts 24/12 months depending on the type of simplified issue.
- Is AdapCI available with the new electronic application?
At the moment, the AdapCI is not available for electronic application submission. The web illustration allows you to produce an illustration via My Universe portal, but you must use the dynamic PDF or paper application to submit an AdapCI request.
The MIB information is verified for all simplified issue starting at $25,001, either Instant or Express.
- Can we add the credit insurance rider to the electronic application?
The credit insurance rider can be added with the Express issue. It is restricted to the 2–year option. In regular underwriting, the 3 options (2-5–up to 65 years) are available.
- Someone who wants an Adaptable of $25,000 but not deferred, how should they proceed?
Our Adaptable product is now offered in simplified issue for amounts between $5,000 and $150,000 and whose amounts between $5,000 and $50,000 are deferred.
- For the Early Learning product, can delivery be made directly to the clients including the stuffed toy?
You must deliver the contract and stuffed KouKou. This is an opportunity to meet the family and offer them our products with reimbursement of expenses.
- Has the insurability declarations for $150,000 and more been revised or is it the same questionnaire as the current application?
The requirements above $150,000 have been updated. You will find them on our website, in the illustration software or the application. The telephone interview is available up to $350,000.
- If the client wishes a hard copy of the contact, is it possible?
By default, delivery is the hard copy version. The electronic delivery option is available when you complete the new owner(s) section of the electronic application.
- Id there a cost for a hard copy of the contract?
There is no charge for the first version of the contract, only for future reprints.
- How is the access code given to the client for their client portal?
The client will receive an email to activate their account at the email address you specified. The process is simple for the client.
Simplified Issue | Life Insurance with No Medical
Learn more about types of Simplified Issue
Available only with the new Electronic Application
Simplified issue is offered on all term and permanent life insurance products available from UV Insurance.
A simple way to protect your clients!
- Immediate approval.
- Quick emission.
- No medical exam. No attending physician statement. No fluids.
Types of Simplified Issue
Deferred 24 months | Premium Refund
Deferred 12 months | Premium Refund 12-24 months | 50% of the insurance amount
|Term Superior +
T-10 | T-20 (18-65 years)
T-30 (18-55 years)
0-15 years | 4100 000
15 jours-75 years
- For more details, consult Summary Types of Issue
What is Simplified Issue Life Insurance really for?
Many believe that this type of selection has emerged with the arrival of electronic applications. But think again, this is not the case. Certainly, electronic applications speed up contract issuance and open up new opportunities. However, applications with immediate contract delivery have existed for several years.
There was a time when this type of life insurance selection was only reserved for people who were difficult to insure. Lifestyles, criminal history, consumption, insurance history, comorbidity, fear of refusal or needles or simply for lack of time, simplified issue life insurance has always had its niche. But this area of the market is booming. The arrival of electronic applications now makes it possible to carry out a rapid risk selection, but still sufficiently thorough, even in simplified issuance. As everything is done electronically, even products in regular selection can now be referred and issued quickly. This allows insurers to offer both products for people who are difficult to insure with appropriate premium rates, but also competitive products in regular selection…all accelerated. It is therefore a question algorithm, very often without any medical examination or other invasive examinations, which makes it possible to offer a whole range of simplified issue products.
Simplified issue sees its clientele grow constantly. It now passes from people who are difficult to insure to healthy people who want a product that is issued quickly with a simple process. Not to mention that with the current situation related to COVID-19, the rules of social distancing and the upheavals experienced by the insurance world, the technological means which make it possible to avoid all contact. Distance selling or electronic signature and delivery of the contract, allowing the pursuit of financial security activities. Advisors must ensure that they now master this offer important for this product segment.
Uncertain to recognize all the opportunities related to simplified issue? Do not miss our webinar on this subject.
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