What is the Process of Self Inspection For Car Insurance Renewal?
Published On Mar 06, 2021 11:00 AM By InsuranceDekho
This article explains how an individual can perform a self-inspection of their ars for insurance renewal.
While renewing your car insurance policy, your vehicle needs to undergo an inspection to ensure that there have been no damages. Earlier, this task was performed by designated officials from your car insurance companies but nowadays, you can yourself perform it, by a process known as self-inspection. In this article, we are going to tell you about the process and how you might go about it.
Process Of Self-Inspection For Car Insurance Renewal -
Different insurance companies have a different process of self-inspection and the steps involved vary from company to company. However, there are some steps common to all car insurance companies and you can follow the points below to have an idea of the same -
Step 1: Download The App/Visit the Website
You have to download the app of your car insurance provider on your smartphone before you can begin the self-inspection process. You should download the latest updated app and make sure if it is available on the Android or iOS database or not. Some insurers offer this facility via their website.
Step 2: Share Your Details
Once you have downloaded the app, you have to provide some basic details about yourself. Enter your name, contact number, vehicle details and policy number.
Step 3: Take A Video/Photos
After you have entered the necessary details, you have to record a video of your car on the smartphone or take photos of your car as required by your insurance provider. The video configuration generally corresponds to a 360 degrees projection of your car and you must take it from different angles. Record the video in a well-lit area and keep your bonnet open to capture the engine and chassis chamber. If there are any damages, you should remember to focus on those as well.
Step 4: Submit Inspection Report
When you have finished making the video, hit on submit. Your self-inspection process for car insurance renewal is complete.
This process of performing self-inspection is not at all complicated and can be done by you without any extra arrangements or assistance. However, the final call remains with the insurance company for renewing your insurance policy. The insurance company can ask you to repeat the entire process if they are not satisfied and are liable to reject your renewal request if certain conditions are not met.
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.