Yes, you can have two separate policies. This can have its benefits in some cases. However, you will still need to be listed on each other’s policies as household members/spouses but you can be excluded. Being excluded means you would not be covered under the policy at all.
Do spouses have to have same car insurance?
Married couples do not have to combine insurance policies. However, it usually makes sense to do so. Combining policies can qualify couples for discounts and lower rates.
Can two people have separate insurance on one vehicle?
Is it illegal to have two policies on one car? No, doubling up on your car insurance isn’t illegal. But if you make a claim from two insurance providers, you can’t claim for the full amount from each of them. Doing so is considered fraud, which is illegal and can land you with a criminal record.
How does car insurance work for husband and wife?
How does joint car insurance with my spouse work? If your spouse drives your car and damages it, it’s usually covered if you added comprehensive and collision coverage to that car. The same applies if you drive your spouse’s car and damage it. You’ll just have to pay your car insurance deductible.
Can my wife insure my car in her name?
You do not have to add your spouse to your car insurance. Most car insurance companies will want all licensed members of your household listed as drivers, to make sure your policy’s rate is calculated properly. But there is no legal requirement that says a driver must add their spouse to an auto insurance policy.
Will my car insurance go up if I add my wife?
Adding your husband or your wife to your car insurance will likely increase your premium, but it should be cheaper than having two separate policies unless your spouse has a poor driving history. Married couples generally pay lower rates per person because research shows that they aren’t as likely to file claims.
Can boyfriend and girlfriend have same car insurance?
Yes, you can add your girlfriend or boyfriend to your car insurance. Generally, if you and your significant other live at the same address, your car insurance company will consider them a member of your household and request that you add your boyfriend or girlfriend to your car insurance policy.
Can I have 2 cars insured in my name?
Can I insure 2 cars in my name? Yes. If you own two cars and are the primary driver for both, you can insure both of them in your name. Just be sure that the primary driver is genuinely the main user of the vehicle, rather than any named drivers.
Can I insure a car that is already insured by someone else?
Can I insure a car that’s already insured by someone else? Yes, you can insure yourself on a car that’s already insured by another driver, but you might not want to. If you and someone else are both insuring a car separately, you might be paying more than is necessary.
Does my name have to be on car insurance?
Generally, whoever is the titled owner of a car needs to be the one to insure it. Car insurance companies want to make sure the primary policyholder has what’s called insurable interest in the car they’re insuring.
Can I insure my husband’s car in my name?
Yes, you can take out a separate car insurance policy on someone else’s car. Just tell the insurer you’re not the owner or the registered keeper of the vehicle when you apply.
Can I insure a car registered in my husbands name?
Yes, you can insure a vehicle registered in your own name or the name of your spouse, partner or co-habitant, or a lease company under a minimum 12 month lease.