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How To Check Third-Party Car Insurance?

Discover the step-by-step method to effectively check and validate your third-party car insurance, ensuring you have the necessary coverage as per your requirements.

  • 20 Nov 2023
  • 3 min read

Maintaining active third-party liability insurance for your car is a legal mandate. Thus, renewing your insurance on time is crucial to comply with the law. Ignoring this responsibility might lead to significant fines and even legal consequences if you're caught driving uninsured. To safeguard yourself from potential trouble, make it a priority to renew your car insurance a few weeks ahead of its expiration date. Regularly checking your insurance status is the only foolproof method to ensure you're compliant and adequately protected. We will look into the various methods on how to check third party insurance.


Ways to check third-party insurance

The following are some of the popular methods on how to check 3rd party insurance.

To check your car insurance details, you have several convenient options available: the mParivahan app, the VAHAN web portal, and the official Regional Transport Office (RTO) website. These resources offer the tools you will need to verify your car insurance's validity and expiry date.

The mParivahan app is designed by The Ministry of Transport, and grants easy access to your vehicle documents. To check your insurance information on the mParivahan app,

  1. Install the mParivahan app on your smartphone.
  2. Choose your preferred language and tap 'Continue.'
  3. Access the dashboard where you'll find two options to check insurance status: by car registration number or Driving License number.
  4. Enter the required details and tap 'Search.'
  5. Sign in using your registered mobile number.
  6. Once logged in, you can confirm your car insurance's validity.

Alternatively, explore the VAHAN web portal for another approach to check your insurance status. Follow these simple steps on how to check third party car insurance on this portal.

  1. Visit the VAHAN e-services portal.
  2. Navigate to 'Know your vehicle details' on the homepage.
  3. Login with your mobile number or create a new account.
  4. Enter your car's registration number and the captcha.
  5. Click 'Search Vehicle' to access all details, including your car insurance information.

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For a simpler method, consider the Regional Transport Office (RTO) website. Take a look at the steps on how to check third party car insurance on this portal.

  1. Visit the RTO website.
  2. Access 'Online services' for citizens from the menu bar.
  3. Choose 'related online services.'
  4. Click on 'Vahan citizen services.'
  5. Select the specific RTO where your vehicle is registered.
  6. Choose 'Status' and then 'Know your vehicle details' from the menu.
  7. Provide your car's registration number, chassis number, and engine number.
  8. Complete the captcha and submit the information.
  9. Retrieve your Parivahan vehicle details, including your car insurance policy's expiry date.

By utilising these user-friendly options, through mobile apps, web portals, or official government websites, you can efficiently track and validate your car insurance's status. This ensures your compliance with legal obligations and provides adequate protection on the road.


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