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How to download a car insurance policy?

Get step-by-step instructions on how to download a duplicate copy of your car insurance policy online or offline.

  • 30 Jan 2023
  • 5 min read
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For car owners, among the many traffic laws is the requirement to have car insurance and the documentation to prove it. Failure to meet this requirement carries a hefty penalty. Your four-wheeler policy is a legal document that includes your personal information and the amount of coverage. It also contains the terms and conditions under which the insurer will accept the claim following a mishap involving your insured car. But, what if you misplace this crucial document? Do not worry. Today, we will discuss ways to obtain a duplicate copy.

Steps to download car insurance policy online

• Visit insurer's website

Go to your insurer's official website and navigate to the car insurance section.

• Log in

Log in using your name, policy number, and contact number.

• Download

Here's what you need to do, to download your car insurance documents. You will see a download option on your screen. Soon after clicking on it, you may receive an OTP or a link to your registered email address. You can download the duplicate copy after entering and verifying the OTP. Print a copy of the same, as you may need it in many situations.

If you want to learn about how to obtain a duplicate copy offline, here is what you should do.

• Notify your insurer

Inform your insurer as soon as you realise you cannot find the document. You can do so by visiting the branch in person or calling the toll-free number.

• File an FIR

File an FIR at your nearest police station and keep a copy of the complaint for future reference.

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• Advertise

Place an ad in the local newspaper stating your car insurance document is missing.

• Application

Submit a duplicate copy request to your insurer.

• Indemnity bond

Obtain an indemnity bond. Ensure it is signed by at least two witnesses and acknowledged by a notary.

You would need your insurance policy document for filing a claim, whether cashless or reimbursement. If you renew your policy offline, the insurer may also request this information.

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