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Can someone else register and insure a vehicle I finance?

I am financing a car and want someone else to insure I and register it. I live in Florida, is that possible?

Apr 7, 2019 Fern Park, FL

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Ava Lynch

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Regardless of where you live, if you are financing a vehicle you need to have it registered in your name. You can put the car insurance in someone else's name but insuring a vehicle you don't own can be challenging and you would still need to be listed on the policy. You will also need to list your finance company (i.e. lienholder) on the policy as an additional interest since they have a financial claim to the vehicle.

Good luck and if you have any additional questions, don't hesitate to ask.

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