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How do I get insurance after buying from private seller in CA?

Protocol in California for obtaining car insurance when you purchase a used car from a private party? Obtain insurance on the spot? I’m checking out a used car tomorrow, 2006 Toyota Solara. I just need to know if I need to obtain car insurance on the spot if I choose to purchase it.

Agent Answer

Ava Lynch

In order to legally drive and register the vehicle, you will need to get insurance – so, yes, you will need to get insurance “on the spot” if you chose to buy it. You can compare prices with us here or call us at 888-444-8949 to get a quote today.

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