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Which insurance companies insure foreign licenses?

I’m staying in Rhode Island with a waiver visa and an international driving license. My friend will lend me his car, under his registration, but I need to get insured to drive it for these months. I don’t have a residency nor a social security number. How can I get coverage?

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Taylor Covington

Since the car will not be registered in your name, the owner of the car will need to add you as a driver to their policy, instead of you getting your own. If your friend’s current company will not accept a foreign license, then they will need to shop around to find something you can be added to. There are several carriers that will accept a foreign license but there are other factors, such as your friends insurance history and driving history, so I cannot tell you which company will accept him. Keep in mind, with a foreign license, the rates are higher due to the insurance company not being able to verify your driving history.

 

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