Credit Protection for Republic Bank Personal Credit Line

Right for you if:

  • You want coverage on your personal line of credit in the event of your death

 

  • Overview

    Your Republic Bank Personal Credit Line can give you convenient access to credit for your everyday purchases and expenses. However, in the event of your death or the diagnosis of a covered critical illness, this convenience could become your family's financial obligation.

    Credit Protection can prevent this from happening to you.

    Credit Protection pays the outstanding loan balance on your account in the event of your death, relieving your loved ones of added financial pressure at a difficult time.

    Critical Illness Protection is a living benefit, which means that the outstanding loan balance on your Republic Bank Personal Credit Line account can be paid in the event you are diagnosed with a covered critical illness (specifically heart attack, cancer, or stroke).

    If you already have life protection, you may want to add critical illness coverage or consider joint coverage.

    As a Republic Bank Personal Credit Line account holder, you are already approved for coverage provided you and your secondary borrower (if you choose) are less than 65 years old on the date you enrol for Life Protection or less than 55 years old if you decide to enrol for both Life and Critical Illness Protection. No health questions are asked.

    A note from the insurers:

    In this section, we have attempted to explain clearly and briefly the coverages available under this plan. Coverage is subject to specific limitations and exclusions, including age restrictions, as described in the Certificate of Republic Bank Personal Credit Line Insurance and the Policies. Please refer to this Certificate for additional details.

    Insurance is underwritten by Republic Insurance Eastern Caribbean Limited.

  • Features
    • Monthly premiums for Credit Life Protection are based on your previous month's billing statement's average daily outstanding balance and your age

    • Your monthly insurance premium amount is added to your Republic Bank Personal Credit Line account automatically and is reported on your statement

    • No premium will be charged if you did not carry a balance during the previous billing statement period

    Just find your age in the following table to see how affordable your premiums can be. A 10% discount applies if joint coverage is selected.

    Premium Rate per $1,000 of Average Outstanding Daily Balance
      Single Coverage Joint Coverage
    Age Life Protection Life & Critical Illness Protection Life Protection Life & Critical Illness Protection
    Under 40 $0.49 $0.98 $0.88 $1.76
    41 – 50 $0.89 $1.78 $1.60 $3.20
    51 – 55 $1.77 $3.58 $3.19 $6.38
    56 – 60 $2.99 $5.98 $5.38 $10.76
    61 – 65 $4.98 $9.98 $8.96 $17.92
    66 – 70 $4.98 $9.98 $8.96 $17.92

    Your premium is based on the average daily balance on your Republic Bank Personal Credit Line account during the billing period and your age at the end of each Republic Bank Personal Credit Line billing period (or in the case of joint coverage, on the age of the older Insured Borrower).

    The average daily Republic Bank Personal Credit Line account balance during the billing period is divided by 1,000 and then multiplied by the applicable premium rate, as indicated above, to arrive at the premium (and tax, if applicable) for the billing period.

    This amount is automatically billed to your Republic Bank Personal Credit Line account every billing period and appears on your monthly statement. No insurance premium is charged on your Republic Bank Personal Credit Line account if you did not carry a balance on your previous month’s statement.

    A note from the insurers:

    In this section, we have attempted to explain clearly and briefly the coverages available under this plan. Coverage is subject to specific limitations and exclusions, including age restrictions, as described in the Certificate of Republic Bank Personal Credit Line Credit Insurance and the Policies. Please refer to this Certificate for additional details.

    Insurance is underwritten by Republic Insurance Eastern Caribbean Limited.

  • Requirements

    You are approved for coverage provided you and your secondary borrower (if applicable) are less than age 65 on the date you enrol.

    You are approved for Life Protection provided you and your secondary borrower (if applicable) are less than age 65 on the date you enrol. You are approved for Life and Critical Illness Protection if you are less than 55 years old.

Ready to Apply?

In Person

Contact us for more information.

Find a local branch