Can i add international driver to my car insurance

  • Ando
  • November 08, 2023
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Yes, you can add an international driver to your car insurance policy. However, the specific requirements and procedures will vary depending on your insurance company and the state in which you reside.

General requirements for adding an international driver
The international driver must have a valid driver's license from their home country.
The international driver must have obtained an International Driving Permit (IDP).
The international driver must be at least 16 years old.
The international driver must have a clean driving record.

Steps for adding an international driver to your car insurance
Contact your insurance company to confirm their requirements for adding an international driver.
Collect the necessary documentation, including the international driver's license, IDP, and proof of residency.
Complete the required application form for adding a new driver to your policy.
Submit the completed application form and documentation to your insurance company.
Pay any additional premiums associated with adding the international driver.

Additional considerations
Some insurance companies may require you to provide evidence of financial responsibility, such as a bond or proof of insurance from the driver's home country.
You may need to inform your insurance company if the international driver will be driving your car regularly.
Your rates may increase slightly if you add an international driver to your policy.