The NYS Department of Financial Services website (www.dfs.ny.gov) provides a list of NYS auto insurance company codes. You can search for insurance companies by name or by their 3-digit code. The website provides additional information about auto insurance in New York State.
I received an insurance 'letter' or 'order' from the DMV. What can I do?
Read the letter or order (see a sample) carefully, answer it quickly, and contact your insurance company immediately. If there is a problem, it is your responsibility to resolve it. If you do not, the DMV can suspend your vehicle registration and driver license.
My vehicle was impounded. I received a letter or order from the DMV about a lapse of auto liability insurance on the vehicle. What can I do?
Mail the letter from the DMV and proof that the vehicle was impounded to the DMV (our address is below). The proof of impoundment is a receipt from the agency that impounded the vehicle. The proof of impoundment must include all of the following
Yes. To register a vehicle in New York State you must have New York State issued automobile liability insurance coverage. If you do not maintain the coverage, the DMV can suspend your vehicle registration and your driver license.
What kind of insurance do I need?
New York law requires that you have auto liability insurance coverage. The minimum amount of liability coverage is