DMV: Connecticut Insurance Indentification Card

Connecticut Insurance Identification Card

 

 

Connecticut law requires all registered owners to maintain liability insurance on their vehicles. Insurance must be maintained at all times when there is an active registration on a vehicle.

 

Note: Insurance companies are required to provide you with an automobile insurance identification card for each vehicle. This card must be presented for registration of the vehicle and must be carried in the vehicle at all times.

 

A permanent insurance card must include the following information:

  • Name of the insurance company.
  • At least one name on the registration must be indicated as a policy owner, policy holder or named insured on the insurance card. If a vehicle owned by a leasing company, the name of the leasing company and/or the lessor may be listed.
  • Policy number.
  • Effective date of coverage (must be valid when the vehicle is registered) and expiration date (not to exceed one year).
  • Vehicle year, make or model, and complete vehicle identification number. 

A temporary insurance card may be obtained from your insurance agent. A temporary insurance card must include the following information:

  • Name of the insurance company or agency.
  • At least one name on the registration must be indicated as a policy owner, policy holder or named insured on the insurance card. If a vehicle owned by a leasing company, the name of the leasing company and/or the lessor may be listed.
  • Binder number, policy number or the agent's code number.
  • Effective date of coverage (must be valid when the vehicle is registered) and expiration date (not to exceed 60 days).
  • Vehicle year, make or model, and complete vehicle identification number.
  • Printed name and signature of the agent or authorized representative. 

Limits of liability as required by law are as follows:

  • $20,000 bodily injury per person.
  • $40,000 bodily injury per accident.
  • $10,000 property damage per accident.




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