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Steps To Find Bike Insurance Details With Registration Number

Updated On Mar 20, 2021

Learn all about what a registration number is and how to use it to find out the insurance details of your bike or two wheeler.

You will be issued a registration number for your bike when you purchase it. It is imperative for this number to be issued and plying on Indian roads without it is illegal. It is very useful as if you do not have any other documentation with you it can help you retrieve details about your bike insurance policy. Read on to find out how to do this, but first, let’s understand in detail what a registration number is.

What Is A Bike Registration Number?

Every two-wheeler, when purchased, is issued a unique registration number when the owner registers it at their local Regional Transport Office or RTO. It is compulsory to do so by law and in order to be issued a registration number, within 30 days of purchase. After registration, the registration number functions as an identification number for the vehicle as well as its owner. It is also printed upon the bike’s number plate which must be displayed upon the bike.

Also Read: RTO Vehicle Registration Process Explained

Steps To Find Bike Insurance Details With Registration Number

If you have purchased a bike insurance plan online, then in order to retrieve the details of your insurance plan you have to simply enter the vehicle registration number on the insurance company’s website. When the insurance policy is purchased, the registration number is used to identify your vehicle in the policy and the details of it may be accessed by the government or the RTO. You can also retrieve details of the insurance policy using the registration number from the websites of the following organisations:

  1. IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India)
  2. Regional Transport Office (RTO) where your bike is registered
  3. State Transport Department
  4. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (
  5. Insurance Information Bureau (

If your bike is new and has not yet been assigned a registration number, you will have to get it registered at your local RTO and apply for a registration certificate in order for one to be issued for your bike.

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The registration number for your bike is a compulsory step in riding your bike on Indian roads in compliance with the law. It is necessary to have your bike registered at the local RTO within 30 days of purchase. After doing so, you can easily access information about your bike insurance by simply entering the registration number on a variety of websites.

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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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