How do you find out if a car is insured?

My friend was in an accident last week, only to find out his insurance coverage has lapsed. It really freaked me out... How do I make sure my car is insured?

The easiest way to check your insurance status is by looking at your insurance card or policy documents for the policy’s effective dates.
If you can’t find the documents or you can’t remember if you renewed, you can:
  • Call your insurance company to confirm your coverage
  • Check your online account for a digital copy of your proof of insurance
If you find that your insurance has lapsed, it is crucial that you buy car insurance right away.
While you’re double-checking your policy details, you might find that you’re paying too much for your car insurance. If this is the case, try comparison shopping with the insurance comparison and broker app Jerry. Jerry will compare quotes from up to 50 top insurance companies to help you walk away with the best price on your policy.
georgina grant
Answered on Nov 08, 2021

Did this answer help you?

Ask us a question by email and we will respond within a few days.

Have a different question?

You can meet us at our office and discuss the details of your question.
Let Jerry’s experts help you find savings on your car insurance!
No long forms or spam · Get quotes from 40+ carriers
Find insurance savings (100% Free)
rating primary
4.7/5 Rating on App Store

Easiest way to compare and buy car insurance

No long forms
No spam or unwanted phone calls
Quotes from top insurance companies
Find insurance savings — it's 100% free