Starting January 1, 2000, the insurance
verification law went into effect.
What is acceptable as "physical" proof
of insurance are the following:
1. An insurance card issued by an
insurance company with vehicle listed as well as the expiration date.
2. A policy of insurance with expiration
3. A binder of insurance (Valid for
4. A Motor Carrier identification number
issued by the State Corporation Commission with expiration date..
5. A certificate of self insurance
issued by an insurance commissioner.
6. A fleet insurance card with expiration
7. For vehicles used in a driver's
education program, a dealership contract and a copy of a motor vehicle
liability insurance policy issued to a school district or accredited
nonpublic school with expiration date.
8. IF RENEWING BY MAIL, PROOF OF
INSURANCE COULD BE DEMONSTRATED BY PROVIDING A
PHOTOCOPY OF ANY ITEMS LISTED IN 1-7.
*** The owner of a vehicle
must certify that the applicant has, and will maintain
during the entire registration period,
the required insurance, or other financial
security required by Kansas law.
Many (but not all ) Insurance Companies have chosen to participate
in the State's Electronic Insurance Database. If your insurance company
is a participant then a physical copy of the insurance card is not required.
Check with your County Treasurer to see
if your insurance company is a participant.
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