Authorized Workshops and/or Approved Reporting Centres of GIA members are reminded to pursue Third Party claims directly with the Third Party Insurer.
If you are unable to resolve disputes on liability with the Third Party Insurers, please submit the case for adjudication under GIA’s Dispute Resolution Mechanism.
GIARMC ANNOUNCEMENT - Managing Personal Documents
As part of the PDPA requirements, all GIARMC users are reminded to destroy copies of all personal documents (both hardcopy and softcopy) upon the completion of the e-filing via the GIARMC system
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM EQ INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
To All Repairers
Kindly note that with effect from 1st August 2019, all Own Damage and Windscreen for Motor Policies will be processed via the Merimen system.
We seek your co-operation to submit claim to us via Merimen System.
Clarification on GIA’s Memo Email No. 53/2019 circulated on 26 Jun 2019
All ARCs: There is noneed to complete the updated Userid Request Form with information of current users and return the form to Merimen/GIARMC or GIA Secretariat. Please use the updated form only when applying for NEW Userid(s). Thank you.
GIARMC ANNOUNCEMENT: Upcoming PDPA-related Changes on 2 July 2019
Dear GIARMC System Users,
In alignment with the PDPC’s advisory guidelines, the following changes will take effect on 2 July 2019:
a. Affected user groups are identified in bold below.
b. Insurers and ARCs- please refer to GIA’s Memo Email No. 53/2019 circulated on 26 Jun 2019 for more details.
All ARCs and Law Firms will no longer need to provide scanned copies of identification cards when applying for a user id and is not required to log into GIARMC system with your identification number.
All Users (Insurers, ARCs, Law Firms) will need to adhere to the minimum password guidelines set out. You will be prompted to change your password if existing password does not meet the guidelines upon first login on or after 2 July 2019.
GIARMC ANNOUNCEMENT: Enhancements to Accident Report
Dear GIARMC users,
From 19 Dec 2018, the question – ‘Number of vehicles involved in the accident’ under the ‘Other Information’ section has been reworded to ‘Number of vehicles (including own vehicle) involved in the accident’ for clarity. There is no change to the definition and you can continue to input the numbers as per current.
However, please note that this field is now a compulsory field. With this change, you will be able to input the ‘TP Vehicle Details’, regardless of the selection for the question ‘Was any other vehicle or property damaged?’.
GIARMC: Are you protected?
Protecting you and your customer’s personal information is your responsibility. Be proactive in safeguarding all information as you access GIARMC/ Merimen system,
Never disclose or share your system login details to anyone, including your colleagues/ family/ friends or law enforcement officers
Never check the box that asks your computer to “remember your passwords” or use “auto complete” function of your browser. That defeats the security of passwords
Never leave logged-in system unattended, always log-off before leaving your workstation
Do not download or install any applications on your workstation unless they are from authentic sources
Beware of spam emails and do not open suspicious email attachments
Keep your workstations protected by installing and updated with the latest software and patches