Choosing the right car insurance plan or making necessary changes to an existing plan can be frustrating. Not knowing what documents and information you need shouldn't be. So what paperwork and information do you need to have when you request a car insurance quote?
What you need to have:
When buying car insurance be sure to have the following documents and information:
Valid Driver's Licence
Personal information about all drivers (e.g. age, social security numbers, etc.)
Vehicle Registration (for the vehicle to be added or changed)
Vehicle Information (The VIN number of your vehicle is typically found on the driver's side door jam or you can ask your dealer.)
Voided Check (or checking account and routing numbers)
Optional information that my come in handy:
This information isn't required, but may be useful when you request a car insurance quote.
The type of coverage and limits you want
Know your credit score (free services like Credit Karma allow you to check your score without damaging it)
Where you typically park your car overnight and how often you drive it
Purchasing car insurance is a requirement to drive and is a big investment that should not be taken lightly. Being prepared ahead of time will go a long way in helping you find the coverage that's right for you.