Provide proof of insurance
How can I provide proof of insurance to the DMV?
You can check your insurance status online. You can also check the status of your driver license and vehicle registrations through MyDMV . 2
If you need written confirmation that the DMV cleared a suspension or revocation, you must order your driving record or vehicle abstract. 3
How do I provide proof of insurance online?
To provide proof online, your name and address on DMV records must be correct.
You will need your
- inquiry or suspension order (see a sample ) from the DMV, which will have the
- vehicle plate number
- 10 digit document number
- NYS Insurance Identification Card (see a sample ), which will have the
It can take 48 hours for your records to be updated.
Can I provide proof by mail?
NYS DMV Financial Security Bureau
PO Box 2725
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12220-0725
No, but you can do it online quickly and easily.
- 1. If your insurance company does not verify or denies the information you submitted, your driver license and/or vehicle registration will be, or will remain, suspended or revoked. 2. To create a MyDMV account you will need your NYS Driver License, Learner Permit, or Non-Driver ID card and the last 4 digits of your social security number. 3. You can order and immediately download your driving record abstract through MyDMV. To create a MyDMV account, you will need your NYS Driver License, Learner Permit, or Non-Driver ID card, and the last 4 digits of your social security number. To get a copy of your vehicle registration abstract, use the Request For Driving and/or Vehicle Record Information (MV-15).