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No Insurance and No Proof of Insurance

How do I handle a No Insurance or No Proof of Insurance charge?

If the vehicle you were driving was insured, but you did not have proof of current insurance coverage to present at that time, you must bring or mail proof to the Court within 21 days of the date of the offense that your vehicle was insured. If you were charged with anything else at the same time, you must also answer to those charges.

Please include your citation number when providing information to the Court.

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If I have to show proof of insurance, how do I submit it to the court?

You must bring in your policy identification card that shows coverage of the vehicle you were driving at the time you were ticketed to either the St. Paul Courthouse or the Suburban Court location in Maplewood. Court Locations. You may also mail in your proof of insurance. Use the address listed on your ticket or your notice to pay. Keep in mind that you are still responsible for any additional charges listed on the ticket. Please allow 5 business days for processing.

Before you submit your proof, verify that the ticket is on file in the Court's computer system. You can check using this web site (click here to begin) or call the Violations Bureau at (651) 266-9202.

Please include the citation number when providing information to the Court.

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What proof of insurance does the Court accept?

The ID card must include:

  • the name of the insurance company,
  • policy number,
  • effective dates of coverage,
  • year, make and model of the vehicle covered,
  • the vehicle identification number (VIN), and
  • the agent's name and telephone number.

Photo copies are not accepted. Faxes are only accepted directly from the insurance company, not from you or your insurance agent.

Please have your citation with you or know your citation number when providing information to the Court.

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What can I do if I sold my car or got insurance after being ticketed for an insurance violation?

You must contact our St. Paul or Maplewood offices (click here for locations) within 21 days and ask to schedule an appointment to speak to a Hearing Officer. Before you come in, check this website (click here to begin) or call the Violations Bureau at (651) 266-9202 to verify that the ticket is on file. Bring with you proof of current insurance coverage or proof that the vehicle has been sold.

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What if I wasn’t insured or can’t show proof of insurance?

You must contact the St. Paul or Maplewood court offices (click here for locations) within 21 days and ask to schedule an appointment to speak to a Hearing Officer. As always, before coming in, either check on this site (click here to begin) or call the Violations Bureau at 651-266-9202 to verify that the ticket is on file. If the Hearing Officer is unable to deal with your matter, you will be scheduled for a court appearance.

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