- Does insurance and registration have to be in the same name?
- Can I insure a car if I’m not the registered owner?
- Can a car be registered to one person and insured by another Ireland?
- Does it matter whose name is on the insurance card?
- Can your car be registered at one address and insured at another?
- Can you insure yourself to drive someone else’s car?
Does insurance and registration have to be in the same name?
Your car insurance and registration have to be under the same name in most cases.
If you do need to insure a vehicle that is not titled in your name, you’d need to prove you have an “insurable interest” in it.
That means you would be affected financially if something happened to the car..
Can I insure a car if I’m not the registered owner?
Buy your own insurance policy Just be sure to tell insurance providers that you’re not the car’s owner or registered keeper when you apply. Add yourself as a named driver on the car owner’s policy. Named driver insurance lets the policy holder add an additional driver – in this case, you – to their policy.
Can a car be registered to one person and insured by another Ireland?
Yes, you can insure a vehicle registered in your own name or the name of your spouse, partner or co-habitant, or a lease company under a minimum 12 month lease. If the vehicle is registered to anyone else we cannot provide a quote.
Does it matter whose name is on the insurance card?
It doesn’t matter if your name is not on the card. The insurance covers the car, not the individual. You are covered unless you are specifically named as an excluded driver. However, there shouldn’t be a problem to add your name to the…
Can your car be registered at one address and insured at another?
Regardless of what the registration rules are in the state, you’re allowed to use two separate addresses on all car insurance policies because each address will be used differently. The first address that you’ll see on all of your insurance documents is your mailing address.
Can you insure yourself to drive someone else’s car?
Yes, but you will have to tell the insurer you are not the owner or registered keeper when you apply. Some insurers will only offer you cover as the main driver if you are also the registered keeper of the car. However many will insure you, so shop around and check the policy documents before you apply.