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Information Request Form

We will respond in accordance with the Official Information Act (OIA), Privacy Act, Earthquake Commission Act or all (whichever is appropriate to your request) as soon as practicable and in any event no later than 20 working days of receiving your request.

If you wish to verify this, please refer to the Office of the Ombudsman(external link) or Office of the Privacy Commissioner(external link) website and utilise the response calculators.


You can read more about the documents that may be available on our Claim documentation page.

If you are looking to purchase a property, our Buying or selling a home page has advice about purchasing a property after a natural disaster.

Preferred response method
This method of response is not suitable for P.O boxes and additional time will be required for delivery.

Your request information

Which category applies to your request?
Are you authorised to receive this information?

Definition of an authorised requester

Authorised requesters include: the insured/claimant, claim contact, current property owner with Deed of Assignment (DOA), or authorised representatives including real estate agents representing the seller, with a listing agreement or requests related to you personally

Unauthorised requesters include: a potential home buyer, current property owner without a DOA, or other non-claim contact parties with demonstrated interest in receiving information.

Files must be less than 2 MB. Allowed file types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf

Privacy Notice

EQC is committed to being a trusted kaitiaki (guardian) of the personal information we collect. EQC collects and uses your personal information for the purpose of managing and responding to your information request and in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020 and the Data Protection Use Policy.  Please refer to EQC’s full Privacy Statement for more information on how we collect, use and disclose personal information.