How can I get a copy of my car insurance?

I am visiting my folks out of state for the holidays this year. I like to get everything ready ahead of time and I can't seem to find my ID card or any of my paperwork. How can I get a copy of my car insurance?

Shannon Martin · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It’s great that you are getting prepared so early! Don’t worry; you can get another paper copy of your
ID card and policy documents
or you can carry a digital copy on your cell phone. Whatever is easier for you!
Most car
insurance companies
will allow you to print a PDF version of your ID card and declarations page directly from either their website, their app, or from your email. In addition, some insurance providers will send you an ID card in a digital format that you can save in your phone. Policy and government agencies will accept digital ID cards.
Since you are going on a road trip, make sure you have the best towing plan secured.
offers customers a modern roadside assistance membership. Along with traditional benefits, you get Uber-like tracking for the status of your service and the ability to contact your service provider directly for as low as $4.16 a month.
Have a great holiday with your family!
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