You may find yourself in a situation where you’re required to submit an SR22 to your state. It’s nothing fancy, just a form that states you have future financial responsibility, but you’ll have to carry it for a specified amount of time.
Some situations that could require an SR22 form are:
- You've been convicted of a DUI or DWI offense
- Have failed to maintain auto insurance coverage in the past
- You've committed serious driving related violations
Before you or your insurance company files your SR22 form, you need to get covered. The minimum required liability auto insurance varies by state, but you must be covered in order keep your driving privileges. You can find what your state requires on our States page.
Proof of insurance
Your proof of insurance will be obtained when you provide the state with an SR22 form. You can obtain the form by contacting an auto insurance company in the state where you require insurance. The insurance company will provide you with the SR22 or they will mail it directly to the state.
If you move
What should you do if you currently have an SR22 filed in one state but you’re moving to another state? You will need to maintain the SR22 requirements for the state where you originally filed the SR22 form, and, you will need to make sure that your auto insurance policy also meets the legal minimum liability requirements of your new state.
State laws regarding SR22 can be complicated, so getting reliable information and support from licensed insurance agents at reputable SR22 insurance companies, can help you avoid the possible loss of your driving privileges. Plus, they will be able to help you find an approved cheap SR22 insurance policy.