The 2011 Nevada Legislature passed Senate Bill 323 which enacts higher penalties for those who repeatedly drive without insurance. The minimum penalty is a $250 reinstatement fee. The maximum is a $750 fee, a $1,000 fine, SR-22 coverage and a driver license suspension. See the main Insurance page for details.
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Motorists are required to present a Nevada Evidence of Insurance card for vehicle registration, renewals, reinstatements and license plate changes.
See Locations for office fax numbers if your customers ask you to fax a card. DMV technicians enter this information into the DMV computer system, which instantly verifies it with the carrier through Nevada LIVE.
A recently-purchased or changed policy may not be verified instantly if you have only issued a binder and the carrier has not completely processed it. You need to check the Registration and Status Inquiry at a later date to ensure your insurance company validated the policy.
The DMV offers many alternatives to in-person visits. Use the insurance-related services above and these too!
Kiosks charge a $3 processing fee for registration renewals and a $1 fee for all other transactions.
We have downloadable tip aheets for your customers:
Nevada LIVE (Liability Insurance Validation Electronically) is the Department of Motor Vehicles' program to verify motor vehicle liability insurance coverage. The DMV and insurance companies exchange policy information over a secure internet connection. See Nevada LIVE for details.
Department of Motor Vehicles
555 Wright Way
Carson City, Nevada 89711-0800
(775) 684-4850 Reno/Sparks/Carson City
(702) 486-8696 Las Vegas Area
(800) 344-0483 Rural/Toll Free
(775) 684-4904 TDD (Hearing Impaired only)