Check if your vehicle is on the Motor Insurance Database
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1. Enter your Vehicle Registration Number:
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Note: This service doesn’t work for foreign Vehicle Registration Numbers.
2. Data Protection Declaration
I am entitled to the insurance information about the vehicle detailed above for one or more of the following reasons: It is either registered/ owned/ insured by me or my employer; I am permitted to drive it; I am an Insurance Broker or agent and acting on behalf of my client.
I understand it is an offence to wrongfully obtain information of this nature without any of the above reasonable causes. If I fail to provide true reasons for acquiring this information I may be committing an offence of unlawfully obtaining data contrary to section 170 of the Data Protection Act 2018. I declare that the information provided will not be used for any purposes unrelated to this enquiry.
I further understand that this check on askMID is not proof of insurance nor is it proof of no insurance but confirms only if the vehicle is currently showing on MID.
Please contact your insurer if you believe the information from this enquiry is incorrect.
3. Complete the Captcha statement:
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Do a FREE check on your own vehicle to ensure it is on the MID (Motor Insurance Database). If you need to check that someone else’s vehicle is insured in the event of an accident please use the Other Vehicle Look-up service.
If you own a vehicle and it is registered in your name, unless it has been declared with the DVLA as “off the road”with a SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification), it must be insured at all times.
As part of Continuous Insurance Enforcement, a letter is sent to registered keepers if their vehicle is not on the MID and appears NOT to have insurance. This will be enforced by way of a fixed penalty notice or prosecution if the vehicle continues to appear uninsured on the MID.
If your vehicle details are NOT on the Motor Insurance Database you are at risk of being fined and facing court prosecution. You may also be stopped by the police and have your vehicle impounded, and possibly disposed of, if proof of insurance cannot be provided.
For more information about staying insured please visit the government website about motor insurance.