Do I need a California driver's license to obtain insurance for a car registered in California?

I have a car that is registered in California, but my license is from New Jersey (where I lived before moving to California). Is that going to stop me from getting insurance?

Answer provided by
Alexah Grinnell
Answered on Mar 12, 2021
Thanks for your question! To legally register a vehicle in California, you need to be able to provide proof that the vehicle is insured in California. You don’t necessarily need a CA license, but not every carrier will provide you with insurance in California if you have a license from out of state.

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