Employers' Liability Tracing Office (ELTO)

The Employers' Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) is an independent industry body. Its voluntary members comprise of Insurers who provide Employers' Liability insurance.

ELTO have created a central repository, the Employers' Liability Database (ELD) to store information for claims tracing searches.


Please contact your Allianz branch should you require assistance with completion of this form.

ELTO Data Submission Form

The form below is designed for you to be able to provide us with information for onward transmission to the ELD. In rare circumstances you may have an Insured company or individual subsidiary with multiple Employers’ Reference Numbers (ERN).

If applicable, please contact your Allianz branch to provide this information, as the following data submission form will only accept one ERN for each Insured company or individual subsidiary.

The ELD will be accessible for claimant data searches and will be used to trace EL policies via www.elto.org.uk.

Please note that fields marked with asterisk (*) are mandatory.

Policyholder Information
field description
Employer Reference Number The ERN is the PAYE tax code given to a company as a reference number for their employees' income tax and national insurance contributions. It is commonly referred to as the 'Employer PAYE Reference' and may also be found a number of PAYE forms and documents, including P45, P60 and P11D.
field description
Are there subsidiaries insured under this policy? A business will have a subsidiary if it controls another company, or if the business owns more than half the stock of another company. It is only necessary to include details for subsidiary companies insured under this policy.
Broker Details

Please contact your Allianz branch should you require assistance with completion of this form.

Further information

Further information on submitting ELTO data can be obtained by contacting your Allianz business developer.

Additional questions regarding ELTO may also be answered by the following documents:

ELTO Introduction

The Employers’ Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) is an independent industry body comprising members who are EL insurers.

download ELTO Introduction

Supplying ELTO Data (For Brokers)

There are a number of ways in which you, the broker, can supply Allianz with additional Employers' Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) data

download Supplying ELTO Data (For Brokers)

Supplying ELTO Data (For Policyholders)

There are a number of ways in which you, the policyholder, can supply Allianz with Employers' Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) data

download Supplying ELTO Data (For Policyholders)

ELTO Guide For Employers

Explains what information is required from employers, why, and the benefits that come from it

download ELTO Guide For Employers

Tips for Intermediaries on Supplying EL Data

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations mean that insurers need intermediaries to supply Employers’ Liability (EL) policy information immediately when they receive it

download Tips for Intermediaries on Supplying EL Data factsheet


Please be aware that some of these documents were produced some time ago and contain some specific date and numerical related information which may now be out of date. However they remain linked here to provide valuable background information particularly explaining what data is needed and why.

Further information can also be located via www.elto.org.uk and www.biba.org.uk or contact your usual Allianz branch.