Can I get car insurance if I'm 23 and only have a permit?

I just purchased a car and only have my permit. Are there any insurance companies that will issue me a policy? I'm not able to join anyone else's insurance, so I'd need a company that would only insure me.

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“There are car insurance carriers that will allow you to buy coverage without a driver’s license. One carrier that offers policies for drivers with a permit is Progressive.
Even though you only have a permit, you can still request car insurance quotes online. This will allow you to see which carriers will offer you insurance with a permit and how much it will cost.
As soon as you’re able to, you should look into getting your license. Having a driver’s license may reduce the price you pay for insurance. It will also give you more options should you decide to switch carriers in the future.
Emily Maracle
Answered on Apr 20, 2021
Emily Maracle is a car insurance specialist living in New York. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has a degree in English Literature and a background in customer service. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and living sustainably. In the future, she can't wait to upgrade to a hybrid or electric car.
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