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Can I Claim Insurance With a Temporary Registration Number?

Claiming car insurance with a temporary registration number is possible. Contact your insurer, provide registration details, and follow their guidance for coverage based on chassis number.

  • 19 Feb 2024
  • 2 min read

When you purchase a vehicle and are waiting for your license plates, authorities often issue a temporary registration number. Understanding how to insure a vehicle with a temporary registration number is important so that you can drive confidently, knowing that you have coverage in case of any incidents on the road. Read on to learn more.

Claim Insurance with a Temporary Registration Number

Yes, you can claim car insurance with a temporary registration number. The insurance company assigns a policy number based on the chassis number and it can provide coverage based on a temporary registration number.

Insurance providers acknowledge the significance of providing coverage during this period. However, it's essential to be aware of the steps involved to claim insurance with a temporary registration number:

  • To start the process, get in touch with your insurance provider. 
  • Inform them about your registration number.
  • They will guide you through the documentation and procedures to ensure that your vehicle is adequately insured.
  • It would be helpful to provide your insurance company with both the chassis number and temporary registration details to expedite the insurance claiming process.


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Whether your vehicle has a permanent or temporary registration number, having four-wheeler insurance in place is crucial. This provides you with protection against incidents, guaranteeing your stability in case of an accident, theft or any kind of damage.

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