Colorado Department
of Labor and Employment

Division of Workers' Compensation

Online Surcharge Filing & Payment


The Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation would like to welcome you to the Workers' Compensation Surcharge Web Portal. This web application is designed to facilitate calculation of surcharge by insurers and self-insured employers alike.

In Colorado, employers with one or more full or part-time employees are required to provide workers' compensation coverage for their employees, with few exceptions. Employees may obtain insurance through a number or methods including commercial insurance and self-insurance to those employers meeting strict financial and loss control standards or self-funding with groups or pools.

Insurers and self-insured employers pay a surcharge based on a percentage of premium or premium equivalents to the Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation to offset the cost of administration of the Colorado workers' compensation system and to fund the Major Medical and Subsequent Injury Funds. Surcharge is collected semiannually.

What do I need before filing?

Online filing for the period January 1 through June 30, 2019 will be available July 1, 2019. The total Surcharge Rates for this filing period is: 1.45 for Self Insurers and 1.45 for Carriers.

START SURCHARGE FILING

  • Upload required documents
  • Notary upload
  • Make payment

* Please note: After 30 minutes of inactivity, this online service will time out and you will lose all information entered.