Insurance Commission

Call for Entries for the New IC Logo Design Contest



In line with its push for digital transformation, the Insurance Commission (IC) is requesting creative individuals even professional graphic artists, and designers to submit their interpretation/vision of what the design of the new IC Seal should be.  The contemporary design iteration of the IC Seal has been in use for more than 50 years, with the last update to English translation in 2016.

This contest is open to all Filipinos currently residing in the Philippines. Participants under 18 years of age must secure and submit parental consent to join the competition. Employees of the Insurance Commission are also qualified and are encouraged to join.

All entries must be sent to with the Subject: “Your Name – IC Seal Submission,” i.e., Juan R. Dela Cruz – IC Seal Submission, on or before 30 January 2022, 5:00PM, with the participant’s basic information (name, age, email, and contact number).

The IC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any participant that is found to be non-compliant with the rules and guidelines of this contest.


The submitted entries must abide by the following specifications:

  • Design should be illustrated on a white background and must be in digitized format (at least 300 PPI with a file extension of .jpeg);
    • Flat jpeg format (A4 size, 300 PPI) for the horizontal layout of seal and text.
      Filename format: yourname_sealandtext.jpeg; i.e., juanrdelacruz_sealandtext.jpeg
    • Flat jpeg format (12″ x12″, 300 PPI) for the solo design.
      Filename format: yourname_seal.jpeg; i.e., juanrdelacruz_seal.jpeg
  • A PDF file with a brief description or rationale (not more than 500 words) explaining the components/elements of the seal should also be included in the entry. Include the breakdown of fonts used as well. Filename format: yourname_description.pdf; i.e., juanrdelacruz_description.pdf
  • For wordmark, a letter mark, combination marks, or emblems, the only allowed text that can be used are the complete name of the Insurance Commission and its official acronym:
    • Insurance Commission
    • IC


The winning design shall be considered property of the IC and may be used by this Commission where deemed necessary. Likewise, all submitted entries may be featured in the IC’s IEC, including publications, advertisements, exhibits, and other printed or digital media.

The IC shall also have exclusive rights to the winning design; publish it on its websites and other media and materials such as letterheads and envelopes. The IC reserves the right to refine further, improve or alter the winning entry’s final artwork, or use it for a different purpose.

The winning artist shall sign an intellectual property release with the intent that IC shall fully own all rights to the seal.

The winning design will be used as the focal point of the digitalization initiatives of the IC and will receive Php40,000 in cash prize and a certificate of recognition, while two runner-up designs would each receive cash prizes of Php5,000 and a certificate of recognition.