When you need Iowa SR22 insurance, trust UltraCar Insurance to offer you the best policies at the most affordable rates in the industry. You’ll experience quick quotes and SR22 filing whether you need an owner or non owner Iowa SR22 insurance filing. We can have your SR22 filing completed and filed within 20 minutes or less, so you can have your license reinstated and get back on the road.
Iowa minimum liability insurance coverage requirements:
- $20,000 bodily injury per accident
- $40,000 bodily injury liability for all injuries in an accident
- $15,000 in property damage in one accident
What is Iowa SR22 Insurance?
Iowa SR22 insurance is legally required for drivers who are considered high risk. High risk drivers are those who have had their license suspended or revoked for reasons such as driving without proper insurance, a DUI or too many traffic tickets. There are other situations that can result in the suspension or revocation of a driver’s license, such as a child support case or legal judgment. Whatever the reason for suspension or revocation, the driver will need to purchase Iowa SR22 insurance to have their license reinstated.
Iowa SR22 insurance is liability insurance in the form of a financial responsibility certificate. The insurance company submits an SR22 filing on behalf of a driver to the Iowa Department of Motor Vehicles. The certificate is a guarantee to the state that the driver carries the minimum liability insurance coverage required. Typically, drivers who are required to carry Iowa SR22 insurance will have to do so for three to five years. During this period, the policy is monitored closely by the insurance provider. If the policy is allowed to lapse or is terminated, the insurance provider will complete an SR26 filing with the Iowa DOT, resulting in repeat suspension of the driver’s license. There are two types of Iowa SR22 insurance: owner and non owner.
When you have a driver’s license that has been suspended but do not own a vehicle, you will need to file a non owner Iowa SR22 insurance certificate. Non owner SR22 insurance is secondary liability insurance that covers vehicles that you may drive on occasion, but do not own. In the event of an accident in which you are at fault, the vehicle owner’s primary insurance pays accident claims up to its coverage limits, and the non owner Iowa SR22 insurance policy covers any additional claim amounts beyond that. See our Non Owner SR22 Insurance Iowa page for more information.
Broad Form Insurance in Iowa
In Iowa there is another auto insurance option called broad form insurance. It’s a very basic liability policy that meets the state’s minimum liability requirements, and is likely the cheapest policy you can get – but it offers VERY narrow coverage. Broad Form Vehicle Insurance can be written to cover you when driving any vehicle(s) you own, at no additional cost, and is also available as a non-owner insurance policy. A broad form policy can also fulfill SR22 insurance requirements for license reinstatement by adding the certificate as a rider (see What is Broad Form SR22 Insurance?). Because the coverage is so limited, be sure to read the information at the page links above, and talk with one of our agents to determine if this type of policy would be a good choice for you.
More information about Iowa motor vehicle regulations related to license suspension can be found on the Iowa DOT website.
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This article was last updated on December 3rd, 2021 by UltraCar Insurance