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Each matter is dealt with on its own merits and no precedent is created by our findings.

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Media Release June 2017

Media Release - June 2017 increase jurisdiction limits

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Media Release - Annual Report Launch 2016

Media Release - Annual Report Launch 2016

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Misrepresentation of regular driver details.

The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance comments on rejections based on misrepresentation of regular driver details.

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Media Release 2016 04

The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance comments on private, business and commercial use of motor vehicles.

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Media Release 2016 03

Claims rejected due to non-payment of premium

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Media Release 2016 02

Annual Report Launch 2015 - The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance (OSTI) recovered more than R100m for consumers during 2015 from the Short-term insurance industry. .

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Media Release 2016 01

The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance comments on the implications of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, leaving the scene of the accident unlawfully and providing the insurer with incorrect information.

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The Board of the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance announces the appointment of the new Ombudsman

The Board of the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance announces the appointment of the new Ombudsman

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Media Release - Ombudsman Term is Ending

The Board of The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance announced today that Dennis Jooste will be leaving the organisation when his term of office expires at the end of February 2016.

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Media Release - Appointment of new Non-Executive Chairman and Consumer Director

Appointment of new Non-Executive Chairman and Consumer Director to the Board of The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance

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Media Release - 25 August 2015

Driving your parents motor vehicle without permission may have more serious consequences than just being reprimanded

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Annual Report Launch 2014

Media Release - Annual Report Launch 2014

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Media Release Cell Phone Insurance 09 March 2015

Media Release - Cell Phone Insurance: Make an informed decision when taking out cover for your cell phone

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Media Release 12 May 2015

Media Release - Proving ownership of household items when claiming from your insurer is not as easy as it may seems

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Media Release 6 Nov 2014

Media Release - Buying a mechanical warranty policy does not necessarily buy you peace of mind. Consumers must take the trouble to understand clearly what the policy covers.

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Media Release - 22 07 2014

Media Release - Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance resolves complaints worth R119m in consumers’ favour during 2013

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Press Release 05 November 2013

Press Release 5 November 2013 - The Appeal Mechanism

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Media Release 11 April 2013

The Board of Directors of the Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance appoints a Deputy Ombudsman

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Media Release 18 October 2012

The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance appoints new independent chairman

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Announcement of Ukusizana Award

The Ombudsman for Short-Term Insurance accounced the winner of its prestigious Isabel Jones Ukusizana Award, at a cocktail function held in Johannesburg recently.