3 Easy Ways to Check Bike Insurance Policy Expiry Date
Updated On Sep 21, 2021
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India, in the last few years, has seen skyrocketing sales in the two-wheeler market. The sales of motorcycles increased so much in the year 2018 that it surpassed China in becoming the largest motorcycle market in the world. Along with a bike, every owner tends to purchase a reliable bike insurance policy, which covers them at all times, as well as let them fulfil their legal obligations. So, as bike insurance policies are important in nature, equally important it is not to misplace them. However in case, ever misplace it by chance, then you must know a registration number is sufficient to help to check the status of your bike insurance policy online.
Explained below are 3 ways to check bike insurance policy expiry date online. You must check them in order to renew your bike insurance policy online.
1. Through The Insurance Information Bureau
To check the policy status online at Insurance Information Bureau (IIB), you should follow the steps given below:
- Click on the ‘V Seva’ in the Quick Links section. There will be a form displayed on our screen.
- Enter the required information in the form
- Enter captcha code then click ‘Submit’
You will be navigated to a page that displays your policy details. You will be able to find the policy expiry date there (if the policy was bought after April 1, 2020).
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2. Through VAHAN
Another way to check the status of your bike insurance policy online is to check the VAHAN website, which is managed by the Road and Transport Ministry. They keep a track of all bike insurance policies. Follow the steps given below, for the same:
- Click on ‘Know Your Details’ on the menu tab
- Enter your vehicle number as well as the verification code
- Click on ‘Search Vehicle’.
You will be able to see your bike insurance policy details on the screen under the ‘Insurance Upto’ section.
3. Through Your Insurance Company
The insurance company that you had purchased your bike insurance policy from, also has all your policy details. So, before your bike insurance policy gets expired, you can check with your insurance company for the policy expiry date. You can check the status by logging onto the official website, and entering your bike insurance registration number. This is an easy way to check the policy details online and you can do this within a few minutes.
Renewing a bike insurance policy is important due to several reasons. First, it is mandatory by law to own at least a third-party bike insurance policy, to be able to ride legally on the Indian roads. Secondly, if you fail to renew your bike insurance policy, then you will lose all the accumulated benefits including the No Claim Bonus. You will then have to undergo the entire process of buying a bike insurance policy again, including an examination of your bike. Hence, you must keep a track of your policy expiry date. And if you have misplaced your bike insurance policy copy, then you must check its status online by following the aforementioned step(s).
Disclaimer: This article is issued in the general public interest and meant for general information purposes only. Readers are advised not to rely on the contents of the article as conclusive in nature and should research further or consult an expert in this regard.