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Understand the benefits of selling Safeco insurance products

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A commitment to independent agents
Safeco Insurance sells personal lines products exclusively through independent agents. That means we know our agents’ businesses as well as our own and we’re committed to helping them succeed. Our employees are consistently recognized by agents as among the best in the business. We work with agents to develop mutually beneficial plans and provide dedicated underwriters for each agency.

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Why choose Safeco?
Safeco offers a wide variety of personal insurance choices from auto and home to umbrella, motorcycle, watercraft, RVs, classic cars and more. Our auto insurance provides many options and discounts, and our homeowners insurance gives your customers the flexibility to choose the coverage level that is right for them.
Innovative Product Lines
Help your customers find the insurance solution they need, including home, auto, condo, renters, motorcycle, watercraft, and umbrella polices.
Ease of Doing Business
From instant quotes to online resources, Safeco provides the tools to make your work as smooth and easy as possible.
Best-in-Class Training
Access a variety of marketing training, sales programs, and educational resources to help quickly get your business up-and-running.
National and Local Presence
Benefit from the strength of a national presence, with a level of care and support you’d expect from a local firm.
A partnership to help you grow
We understand that being a good business partner means providing the resources for success, from support with sales and marketing to underwriting and claims. We know that reaching customers online is critical in today’s marketplace, and we can help take your web marketing efforts to the next level. We also offer turnkey cross-sell and prospect direct mail campaigns, and training courses to enhance your insurance knowledge and sales skills.

Agent Satisfaction
Our deep investment in local and regional staff and programs that drive agency growth have earned us the top spot among national carriers for agent satisfaction.
Rewards & Recognition
With recognition that goes beyond profit sharing, competitive commissions and bonuses, we offer Safeco Ignite™ a rewards program designed to help accelerate your business growth.
Financial Strength
You can count on us for the long-term. Safeco is a Liberty Mutual Insurance company, which ranks on the Fortune 100 list of the largest U.S. corporations.
Community Focused
With a long history of community giving, Safeco’s Agent Giving Programs recognize our independent agent partners who volunteer in their communities.
Hear it from our partners

With a Safeco appointment you can count on the expertise and tools to fuel your long-term business success. It's easy to see why thousands of other independent agents sell with Safeco.

"Consumers are shopping their insurance more than ever before, so trust and advice are the key components to building lifetime client relationships. I can help anyone get customized coverage with the options I have as an independent agent. Since I started in 1975, Safeco has been one of our best partners because of their dedication to product development, claims, ease of doing business, innovation and doing what's right. Safeco has supported us at every turn."

- John Timm, Timmco Insurance, Portland, Oregon.


"Being an independent agent gives you the ability to do what's best for your clients and allows you the freedom to find a policy that fits their needs. Relationships are critical in this industry, and Safeco has continuously been a partner we can count on."

- Warren Barhorst, Iscential, Houston, Texas.

Ready to apply?
Safeco Insurance sells personal lines products exclusively through independent agents. That means we know our agents’ businesses as well as our own and we’re committed to helping them succeed. Our employees are consistently recognized by agents as among the best in the business. We work with agents to develop mutually beneficial plans and provide dedicated underwriters for each agency.

Apply Now

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Our evaluation criteria
Here are some of the criteria we consider when evaluating new independent agent appointments:
  • Does the agent sell a wide variety of preferred personal insurance products – such as auto, home, motorcycle, boat, and umbrella?
  • Does the agent sell product using a package or account rounding approach?
  • Does the agent have a proven track record of success?
  • Does the agent have an office and staff to support their customers?
  • Does the agent have an online presence with a professional appearance and customer focus?
  • Does the agent support and promote strong and enduring customer relations?
  • Does the agent have annual revenue projection targets in personal lines?
  • How many insurance carriers does the agent represent?
  • Would the agent consider having Safeco as a top tier carrier in your agency?
Think you are a match with Safeco? Complete the online application form to connect with our team — we'd love to hear from you!