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How to Check Your Insurance Status Online
1. Determine if you are eligible:
To do this transaction online, you must have a letter or notice from the NYS DMV related to your automobile liability insurance. The letter or notice will include a 10-digit Document Number and the vehicle plate number. If you need help, see the sample documents.
2. Determine what you must have and what you need to know:
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To do this transaction online, you must have the 10-digit Document Number and a vehicle plate number from a NYS DMV letter or notice that relates to your automobile liability insurance. If you need help, see the sample documents.
Is this transaction always available? What are the hours for this transaction?
This transaction is normally available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What is the cost to do this transaction online?
There is no fee charged to do this transaction online.
What is the purpose of the transaction?
You can use this transaction to check the status of your insurance case, registration and driver license. You can use the transaction only if you received a letter or order from the DMV about the automobile liability insurance coverage on your vehicle. When you enter the 10-digit Document Number from the letter or notice, the transaction provides current information about the status of your insurance case. This can include information about the status of your vehicle registration and/or your driver license.
The transaction provides status information that relates only to a single vehicle identified by the vehicle plate number in the DMV notice or letter and the registrant of that vehicle. For status information about an insurance case related to another vehicle, you must provide the Document Number from the letter or notice that displays the vehicle plate number.
If you need help, see the sample document.
How can I get more information about my insurance status?
The DMV web site has the FAQS about automobile liability insurance requirements in NYS.
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