How to Get Duplicate Bike Insurance Copy Online?
Published On May 02, 2021 11:00 AM By InsuranceDekho
Lost or misplaced your two-wheeler insurance document? Read this article to find out how to get a duplicate copy.
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If you have a two-wheeler in India there are certain documents that you are expected to maintain and keep with you at all times. This includes the registration certificate, driver’s licence, the PuC certificate and the two-wheeler insurance policy document. These are checked by the police often and must be kept up to date. In case of the two-wheeler insurance, it is compulsory to have at least a third party insurance policy and keep the document at hand. The punishment for not having the insurance or not being able to show proof of it is Rs 2,000 and/or imprisonment for up to 3 months. Hence, it is crucial to carry it with you at all times. However, it is possible in many cases that the document is misplaced. Thus, in this article, we will tell you everything you need to know to get a duplicate copy of your two-wheeler insurance document.
How to Download a Duplicate Two-Wheeler Insurance Policy Document Online?
The following steps will guide you in getting a duplicate copy of your two-wheeler insurance policy document:
Step 1: Visit the website of your insurance provider.
Step 2: From the homepage menu select the type of policy.
Step 3: Enter the required details to get your insurance document. For some websites you may need to create an account and log into it for others you may need to simply enter details such as your name, phone number and policy number.
Step 4: After you have entered all the required details and verified your profile, you can view the two-wheeler insurance document. Now select the print or download option to get your duplicate copy. If you want a hard copy simply print it out.
How to Issue a Duplicate Two-Wheeler Insurance Policy Document Offline?
If you want to issue a duplicate insurance document offline it is a bit more complicated. Here are the steps you need to take:
Step 1: Inform the insurance provider that you have misplaced your policy document papers. Make sure to ask if there are any other specific steps you will need to take.
Step 2: File an FIR at your nearest police station stating that your two-wheeler insurance policy document is lost/ cannot be found. You will need to submit the FIR along with other documents to the insurance provider.
Step 3: You will need to advertise the loss of the two-wheeler insurance policy document in the state newspaper at your own cost. You will need to submit proof of this to the insurance provider as well.
Step 4: You will also need to sign an indemnity bond on non-judicial stamp paper. The document should mention your full name and have the signature of two-witnesses.
Step 5: Submit all the required documents to the insurance provider and they will issue the duplicate insurance policy papers within a short amount of time.
In a nutshell, if you have misplaced or lost your two-wheeler insurance policy document the above mentioned steps will help you get a duplicate copy. Make sure to carry a copy of your two-wheeler insurance at all times. Being caught without them can result in heavy fines. Additionally, make sure that your insurance is valid by renewing it on time.
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.