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Flood Insurance Manual - Effective April 1, 2020

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Flood Insurance Manual is used primarily by insurers and agents selling and servicing NFIP flood insurance.

The manual is available in several formats:

  • Download the full manual in a single PDF file.
  • Download the full manual, with each section broken out into individual PDFs, in a ZIP file.
  • Download a single section of the manual in an individual PDFs (see below).

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Flood Insurance Manual - Effective April 1, 2020

This link contains the full manual in a single PDF file (21.8 MB).

Flood Insurance Manual - April 2020 - All Files

This ZIP folder contains the April 2020 Flood Insurance Manual broken out into individual PDFs for each section.

Flood Insurance Manual - Cover

Flood Insurance Manual - Cover Memo

Flood Insurance Manual - Message

Flood Insurance Manual - Change Record

Flood Insurance Manual - Table of Contents

Flood Insurance Manual - Reference

Flood Insurance Manual - Before You Start

Flood Insurance Manual - How to Write

Flood Insurance Manual - How to Endorse

Flood Insurance Manual - How to Renew

Flood Insurance Manual - How to Cancel

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix A: Policy

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix B: Forms

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix C: Lowest Floor Guide

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix D: Coastal Barrier Resources System

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix E: Claims

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix F: Community Rating System

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix G: Leased Federal Properties

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix H: Flood Maps

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix I: Severe Repetitive Loss Properties

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix J: Rate Tables

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix K: Residential Basement Floodproofing Premium Discount

Flood Insurance Manual - Appendix L: Definitions and Acronyms

Last updated September 30, 2020