How To Issue A Duplicate Copy Of Your Two-Wheeler Insurance?

Published On May 04, 2021 11:00 AM By InsuranceDekho

Lost your two wheeler insurance documents? Read this article to find out how to get duplicate copy online.

According to the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988 every two-wheeler is expected to have at least a third-party insurance policy. This policy takes care of only third party liabilities in case of a mishap including bodily injuries, death and property damage. Since the cover is compulsory, if found driving without it you can be punished with a fine of Rs. 2000 and/or be imprisoned for up to 3 months. Thus, it is important to ensure that you keep your two-wheeler insurance updated and with you in soft or hard copy form at all times. However, there are times when the policy document is misplaced. Hence, we will tell you exactly what you need to do to get a duplicate copy of the two-wheeler insurance in this article.

How to Apply for a Duplicate Copy of Your Two-Wheeler Insurance Policy Offline?

Following are the steps you need to take to file for a duplicate copy of your two-wheeler insurance offline:

Step 1: As soon as you find that your two-wheeler insurance copy has been misplaced make sure to inform your Bike insurance provider. Also ask them about any particular documents that you need to provide besides the standard list.

Step 2: If you have lost or misplaced your insurance papers you must file an FIR stating the same. You will need a copy of this document to get a duplicate copy of this document.

Step 3: Next you will need to advertise the loss of your two-wheeler insurance papers in your state newspaper. The cost of this advertisement will have to be paid by the insurance holder.

Step 4: Lastly, you will need an indemnity bond. Use a non-judicial stamp paper and will require the signatures of two witnesses.

Step 5: Once you have all the required documents submit them to your insurance provider so they can issue the duplicate insurance policy document.

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How to Apply for a Duplicate Copy of Your Two-Wheeler Insurance Policy Online?

Following are the steps you need to take to file for a duplicate copy of your two-wheeler insurance online:

Step 1: Visit the website of your insurance provider and select the type of insurance policy from their home page.

Step 2: Depending on the insurance provider you will either need to provide verification, login to your customer account or provide the required information to view your two-wheeler insurance document.

Step 3: Once you have entered the required details the insurance document will be visible on the screen. You can then select the download/print option. If you require a hard copy simply print this out.


If you face any difficulty in getting a duplicate copy of your two-wheeler insurance online after trying, make sure to copy the customer service of your insurance company. They will ensure that you get a duplicate copy of your insurance document. However, if you are unable to reach them, you can  also contact InsuranceDekho’s expert customer service and we will ensure that your issue or queries are addressed.

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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.

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