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Rachael Brennan has been working in the insurance industry since 2006 when she began working as a licensed insurance representative for 21st Century Insurance, during which time she earned her Property and Casualty license in all 50 states. After several years she expanded her insurance expertise, earning her license in Health and AD&D insurance as well. She has worked for small health in...

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UPDATED: Nov 2, 2020

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What is Idaho SR-22 Insurance?

An Idaho SR-22 car insurance form is proof that if involved in an accident in a three year period that financial responsibility will be able to be met. This is to ensure that a problem driver is properly covered by insurance that meets the states requirements and gives the state a way to monitor these types of drivers.

Six major factors affect car insurance rates in Idaho. Which auto insurance factors will affect SR-22 rates the most? Typically that’s a ID DUI conviction.

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Who needs Idaho SR-22 Insurance?

If you have had your license suspended or revoked for any reason but need your license to drive to work or for your job, have to drive for medical reasons, you will need to apply for and have your application accepted for Idaho SR-22 car insurance.

Are There Different Types of Idaho SR-22 Insurance Forms?

In Idaho there are no separate type of SR-22 forms. The same form is issued regardless of the reason for the suspended or revoked license.

Is SR-22 Insurance Required in Idaho?

Idaho SR-22 auto insurance is required for anyone needing to drive after a suspension or revocation of his or her license. Some of the reasons a license can be suspended in Idaho is if one has a DUI, which is driving under the influence, uses a vehicle in the commission of a felony, makes false statements to the Department of Transportation, refuses to take a sobriety test, leaves the scene of an accident, or fails to carry motor insurance.

How Do I File an Idaho SR-22 Insurance Form?

If needing an Idaho SR-22 auto insurance form for working purposes, a work verification must be filled out. Medical reasons require a letter of treatment from a health professional. The driver will then provide proof of insurance, including an SR-22 and pay all applicable fees, including a reinstatement fee of $60.00. Once approved, the Department of Motor Vehicles will issue a letter along with a copy of the Idaho SR-22 car insurance to be carried at all times while driving.