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For which of these MUST you show your insurance certificate?

A When a police officer asks you for it.

You MUST be able to produce your valid insurance certificate when requested by a police officer. If you can’t do this immediately you may be asked to take it to a police station. Other documents you may be asked to produce are your driving licence and MOT certificate.

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What is an insurance certificate?

A certificate of motor insurance demonstrates that you have the minimum third-party insurance required by law for your vehicle. You can obtain a one- or two-page copy of it from your insurance provider or broker, if you used one. Keep a copy in your car just in case the attending police ask to see it after an accident.

What is in the motor vehicle insurance certificate?

Each vehicle insurance certificate has a few basic components. The certificate will list who is legally allowed to drive the vehicle, what types of driving are excluded from coverage (e.g., business use if you haven't declared it, racing your vehicle, etc.), and a description of your vehicle (via the registration/number plate, and possibly the make, model, and year of production). Details may vary slightly depending on your insurer and the specific coverage of your policy.

When is your certificate of motor insurance required?

If a police officer asks you to show a valid certificate of motor insurance after an accident, you must comply. You can be requested to present the certificate to a police station as soon as possible if you don't have one on hand.



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