Unum broker compensation

Our broker partners are rewarded for their hard work

We strive to consistently exceed the level of partnership you expect from one of the nation’s leading providers of employee benefits. Increase your earning potential with a straightforward compensation program that’s designed to align incentives for you with value for your customers.

Broker partners: See your compensation, print materials and more online. Register for Broker Services.

How Unum rewards you for your high performance

As an insurance advisor, you can offer your clients important advice and guidance as they select the policy and provider most appropriate for their needs. We recognize the important role you play in the sale of our products and services and offer you a variety of compensation programs.

We support disclosure of broker compensation so that customers make an informed buying decision. Should your clients have any questions regarding these programs or want to speak to us directly about broker compensation, please have them call 800-ASK-UNUM (800-275-8686).

Commonly asked questions about Unum broker compensation

How can I complete contracting paperwork or request to be appointed with Unum?

If you have recently had a status change (name change, affiliation change, etc.) or are looking to do business with Unum for the first time, please visit the following link to electronically complete our contracting and appointment paperwork. If you have questions regarding this process, please contact us at 800-275-8686.

Get appointed online by clicking here.

How can I sign up for EFT or change my EFT Bank Account information?

Once logged in to your online account, select the “Compensation” tab followed by the option for eStatements. Click on the yellow “Help” button. Next to the question “How do I update my existing EFT account,” select the “click here” link.

When can I expect to receive commissions?

Commission payments are dependent upon receipt of premium from the group/policyholder. If you are registered for EFT, compensation will be disbursed on a bi-weekly basis, while check payments are issued on a monthly basis once you have accrued a minimum of $500. To view our current schedule, select the “Compensation” tab, followed by the link for “Statement Cycle Dates.”

Where can I find commission rates for specific policies?

Please contact us at 800-275-8686 or via email at AskUnum@unum.com, and we will be happy to provide policy-specific information. If you are looking for our current compensation rates, select the “Compensation” tab, followed by the link for “Broker Brochure.”

Get support

Do you or your customers have questions about compensation? Want to learn more about becoming a Unum broker? Our experienced service specialists are here to help.

Call us: 800-ASK-UNUM (800-275-8686)
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET

Email us: askunum@unum.com