You should know that it is now mandatory for you to purchase a bike insurance plan in India. Every vehicle insurance plan comes with T&Cs. The expiration date of your bike insurance policy is essential information to be aware of.
So whether you buy a comprehensive insurance bike Bajaj or a two wheeler insurance third party policy. you should know the expiration date of your chosen plan. It helps ensure you do not miss out on renewing your plan at the right time and maintaining the coverage benefits under the policy.
In this post, you will learn how to check the expiry date of your motorbike insurance plan today. But for starters, you should know that you can access the expiration date of your two-wheeler insurance policies online.
Accessing the expiration date of your motorbike insurance policy online
You can check for the expiration date of either your two wheeler third party insurance plan or comprehensive bike insurance policy online in three different ways, as mentioned below:
#1. Checking your two wheeler insurance expiration date through the Insurance Information Bureau (IIB):
The first way to check for the expiration date for your bike insurance policy is through the official website of the Insurance Information Bureau (IIB). The IIB is home to every detail related to the insurance plan of all policyholders in India, including those with two-wheeler insurance.
To view the expiration date of your bike insurance cover via IIB, follow the step-by-step information below:
Steps to request the expiration date information of your bike insurance
Step 1: Visit the “Home Page” of the IIB online portal.
Step 2: Go to the section labelled “Quick Links” and click or tap on “V Seva” to display a request form.
Step 3: Input all the required information on the request form.
Step 4: Input the captcha code, then click or tap on the “Submit” button.
Steps to view the expiration date of your bike insurance plan
Step 1: Go to the IIB web portal.
Step 2: Carefully fill out and submit a query.
Step 3: Once you fill out and submit the query form. You will receive a call (on your registered phone number) from an IIB executive. This executive will render their assistance to you.
Note that information about your insurance policy can be accesse from IIB on three separate occasions using one mail ID or phone number. Also, you cannot obtain information on the IIB web portal for any insurance plan purchased before the 1st of April, 2020.
#2. Checking your bike insurance expiry date through VAHAN:
All insurance policies are file by the Indian Road and Transport Ministry under the official website of VAHAN. It is, therefore, possible for you to view the expiration date of your bike insurance plan on the VAHAN website by following the steps below:
Step 1: Go to VAHAN e-service official website.
Step 2: Click or tap the drop-down “Menu” tab, then click or tap “Know Your Details”. You will be take to another page.
Step 3: On this new page, input the registration number of your two-wheeler and the verification code provided.
Step 4: Click the “Search Vehicle” option to reveal details of your two wheeler third party insurance. Check the column labelled “Insurance Upto” to view the expiration date of your respective bike insurance plan.
You can screenshot the information. If you are checking on a desktop PC. if you can print out all the details of your plan, including the expiration date, for future reference.
#3. Checking your bike insurance expiration date through your respective insurer:
You can also obtain details about your motorbike insurance plan from your insurer. It can be do online when you log in to your membership account on their official website. How you access, information from one insurer’s website may differ from other insurance companies.
However, most insurance companies will enable you to access vehicle insurance details through an online verification form. You will be require to input the registration number of your motorbike along with other details before you can access your two-wheeler insurance policy information. If Your policy details will be display on your viewing screen in a matter of minutes after you provide the required access details.
Failure to renew your two wheeler third party insurance plan. Before the expiration date can lead to the termination of your policy. Some insurance companies offer a grace period to allow policyholders to renew their respective two-wheeler insurance plans.
However, failure to renew your plan within the given grace period. You will get result in you having to purchase a brand new bike insurance policy which may not be cost-effective. It is therefore essential to know when your policy expires to avoid any inconvenience.