I am required to get and SR22 form here in New Hampshire, What is the exact car insurance coverage do I need here in NH?
The New Hampshire Department of Safety states that an SR22 form is a proof of liability insurance that needs to be submitted by car insurance provider.
This sr22 form is mandated by the New Hampshire DMV for Owner or Non Owner. This Sr22 certificate is valid until it has been canceled through sr-26 form. It is important to keep the Sr22 form active for the the time period you are required to have it, otherwise, your drivers license will be suspended.
The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles states that an SR22 insurance is required for:
1. three years from the period of accident or from the time imposed by the hearing examiner
2. If convicted of 2nd offense of DWI, five years from the date of the conviction
3. If convicted of a serious offense while being mandated to carry an sr22 form; there’s another 3-year extension to carry an sr22 from the date of the offense
An SR22 form is a proof to the NH DMV that you have the required insurance of the state. You are usually required to carry an sr22 if you dont have liability insurance at the time of the accident. This form has to be files by your car insurance company with the DMV and your insurance company will need to inform the DMV if the sr22 has been canceled, terminated or lapsed.
The minimum liability insurance in the state of New Hampshire is 25/50/25. This means you will need to have at least the coverage of $25,000 for bodily injury liability per injured person up to $50,000 per accident. You will also need to have $25,000 property damage liability per accident.
If you want to get more information regarding on the coverage of SR22 insurance, you may contact New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles.