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Policy

The entire written contract between the insured and the insurer. It includes the following:
o The printed policy form;
o The Application and declarations page;
o Any endorsement(s) that may be issued; and
o Any renewal certificate indicating that coverage has been instituted for a new policy and new policy term.
o Only 1 dwelling, specifically described by the prospective policyholder in the Application, may be insured under a policy.

Glossary Section
NFIP - National Flood Insurance Program
Last updated Mar 5, 2020