When do you need a BSA certificate of general liability insurance?
- You do not need
a certificate of BSA general liability insurance for your chartered
partner (sponsoring organization). By default, a Scouting unit's
chartered partner is covered by the policy.
- When your Scout unit meets at a location other than your
chartered partner (sponsoring organization), and the organization
allowing you to meet at their location requests a certificate of
- When hosting a Scout unit fundraiser booth at a community event, the organizer will often request this certificate.
- Some organizations, other than chartered partners, may require
listing them as an additional insured for a specific time period or
event. You can find copies of the request form on this page.
Where do I get a copy of the certificate?
The BSA certificate of liability insurance can be found on this page.
If requesting a certificate as an additional insured, please allow
two days for processing of $1,000,000 certificates, and two weeks for
processing of higher amounts (extra time is needed for the National BSA
to process). You can find copies of the request form on this page.