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Proof of Insurance

When you purchase a plate or renew a decal, we need to check if your insurance is valid. You can do this by providing us with electronic proof or printed proof of insurance.

Click here to verify the status of a vehicle's insurance using a vehicle identification number (VIN).


Electronic Proof of Insurance

By law, all insurance companies send your insurance policy electronically to the Georgia Electronic Insurance Compliance System (GEICS). Any time you change or cancel your policy, your insurance company updates your policy automatically. For most companies, this takes about 24 to 48 hours.


Printed Proof of Insurance

However, insurance companies are sometimes slow or have technical difficulties sending your insurance policy to GEICS in a timely manner. If this is the case, you may use printed proof of insurance if your insurance has not been updated. 

     We will only accept:

  • A binder page valid in the last 30 days
  • A declaration page valid in the last 30 days

If you have a fleet or self-insured policy, you need your fleet card or your self-insurance document. Bring your card with you any time you register or renew a vehicle.

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