A Property and Casualty insurer rated A (excellent), size class AVI, by A. M. Best. Currently, Red Shield is licensed in most of the western states and offers various personal and commercial line coverages throughout its territory. Red Shield distributes its products through both wholesalers and independent agents.

Red Shield specializes in underwriting commercial general liability, commercial property, residual dwelling, floating property, and inland marine. The company was formed in 1979. Today the majority of its premiums are derived through its independent agency network.

Red Shield specializes in providing coverages for small to medium size businesses. Understanding, the marketplace is very important and critical to the success of Red Shield Insurance Company.  This understanding has contributed to Red Shield’s continued favorable results as recognized by A.M. Best Co.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Red Shield’s western regional scope covers the states of California (floating property only), Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Our regional focus and size allow us to offer a level of service which requires the least effort from our customers and agents.

Our company provides regionally-based policies written through local insurance agents that have the expertise their clients deserve. Red Shield continues to provide exceptional service by employing honest and diligent workers in all areas of our business. Our conservative philosophy and strong financial position give us a steady foundation to understand our coverages and how they benefit the marketplace.


Red Shield Insurance Company is a value sterling Partner in OR | ID and WA