During the Covid-19 Level 4 lockdown, CEIT will be closed.
Any hearings that had been set down during the period of the lockdown have been adjourned. You will be contacted with new dates in the future, once the lockdown has been lifted.
The Tribunal may be unable to process any new or existing applications during this period of lockdown. However, you may wish to submit new information to the email address on the website, or lodge a new application using the online application form on the website.
Thank you for your co-operation.
The Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal (the Tribunal) provides Canterbury homeowners with a fair, speedy, flexible and cost-effective way to resolve their long-standing claims with insurers (including Southern Response) and the Earthquake Commission (EQC).
Located in Christchurch, we are a new initiative aimed at helping affected homeowners in Canterbury resolve their insurance claims.
Find out what sort of claims the Tribunal can accept.
Find out how to apply.
Find out what to expect, from application to decision.
Find answers to commonly asked questions.
Read and download the application form, user guide and related documents.
Search and read the Tribunal decisions with our decision finder.
Meet the Chair of the Tribunal.
Contact someone at the Tribunal for assistance.