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1. For queries or complaints related to ICICI Lombard, you may contact ICICI Lombard on 18002098888 (Toll-Free) or write to customersupport@icicilombard.com. For more details, you may visit the ICICI Lombard website, www.icicilombard.com .

2. For queries or complaints related to ICICI Prulife, you may contact ICICI Prulife on 1800222020 (Toll-Free) or write to lifeline@iciciprulife.com.
For more details, you may visit the ICICI Prulife website, www.iciciprulife.com .

What does the Legal Liability cover for a paid driver include in Car Insurance Policy?

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A legal liability for a paid driver implies that if you have hired a driver to drive your vehicle and he meets with an accident while driving it, then the insurance company will provide compensation for his injury/ loss of life.

If I have a LPG/ CNG kit fitted in the car that is not endorsed in the RC, can I take a policy?

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Policy will only be issued if the LPG/ CNG kit is duly endorsed on the Registration Certificate (RC) by the concerned RTO.

I want to make changes in my Car Insurance policy

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Following changes are allowed in the policy

1. Name rectification:
• Please send an e-mail with the policy details at customersupport@icicilombard.com. You would be provided with a request number and the changes would be done
• You can click here to place a request
• You can also visit our nearest branch with the documents

Registration number/ Engine/ Chassis number rectification:
• Please send an e-mail with the policy details and a scanned copy of your RC book at customersupport@icicilombard.com. You would be provided with a request number and the changes would be done
• You can click here to place a request and upload a scanned copy of your RC book
• You can also visit our nearest branch with these documents

Address Rectification:
• Please send an e-mail with the policy details and the correct address details at customersupport@icicilombard.com. You would be provided with a request number and the changes would be done
• You can click here to place a request and upload a scanned copy of your address proof
• You can also visit our nearest branch with a request letter for address rectification

Address change:
• Please send an e-mail with the policy details and the correct address details at customersupport@icicilombard.com. You would be provided with a request number and the changes would be done
• You can click here to put in a request and upload a scanned copy of your address proof
• You can also visit our nearest branch with a request letter for address change

Change in model/Vehicle:
• Please visit our nearest branch with a copy of your RC book, request letter and policy documents. These changes might affect the premium charged, so please carry a cheque along.

Name transfer (Transfer of ownership):
• If you transfer your vehicle on some other person’s name, the insurance also needs to be transferred on the new owner’s name.
• To get the insurance transferred in the new owner’s name, please visit our nearest branch with:
1. Endorsed copy of Registration Certificate/ Form 29 and Form 30 along with seller request letter for transfer of ownership
2. Proposal form filled and signed by the new owner of the vehicle
3. Vehicle inspection report if the difference between the date of transfer and request for endorsement is greater than 14 days
4. These changes might affect the premium charged, so please carry a cheque along

Addition of LPG/ CNG kit/ Electrical/ Non-electrical accessories

Please visit our nearest branch with the following documents:
• Invoice copy of the CNG kit/ Electrical/ Non-electrical accessories and endorsed RC (with LPG/ CNG) or letter with the declaration value
• Request letter
• Cheque for paying the required premium

Addition of Anti-theft device:

Please visit our nearest branch with the following documents:
• Invoice copy of fitted device (ARAI approved) or letter with the declaration value
• Request letter

Change in RTO/ Registration:
• Please visit our nearest branch with the following documents:
1. Copy of your updated endorsed Registration Certificate (RC)
2. These changes might affect the premium charged, so please carry a cheque along

NCB Recovery/ Change:

Please visit our nearest branch with the following documents:
• Request letter from Insured
• Original NCB reserving letter from Previous Insurer
• Proof of sale of old vehicle

Addition of Hypothecation:
• Please send an e-mail with the policy details, a scanned copy of your request letter, your sanction letter from the financial institution and the endorsed copy of your Registration Certificate (RC) on customersupport@icicilombard.com. You would be provided with a request number and the changes would be done
• You can click here to place a request and upload the scanned copy of request letter, your sanction letter from the financial institution and the endorsed copy of Registration Certificate (RC)
• You can also visit our nearest branch with these documents

Change of Hypothecation:
• Please send an e-mail with the policy details, a scanned copy of Request Letter, your sanction letter from the new financial institution, NOC from the previous financial institution and the endorsed copy of Registration Certificate (RC) at customersupport@icicilombard.com. You would be provided with a request number and the changes would be done
• You can click here to place a request and upload the scanned copy of Request letter, your sanction letter from the new financial institution, NOC from the previous financial institution and the endorsed copy of RC
• You can also visit our nearest branch with these documents

Cancellation of hypothecation:
• Please send an e-mail with the policy details and a scanned copy of Request letter, your NOC letter from the financial institution documents and the endorsed copy of Registration Certificate (RC) at customersupport@icicilombard.com. You would be provided with a request number and the changes would be done
• You can click here to place a request and upload the scanned copy of Request letter, your NOC letter from the financial institution documents and the endorsed copy of RC
• You can also visit our nearest branch with these documents

What is a premium bearing endorsement in Car Insurance Policy?

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A premium bearing endorsement is the endorsement for which additional premium is charged. For example, Transfer of ownership, Addition of LPG/ CNG kit, Change of RTO location, etc.

What are the services provided by ICICI Lombard under Road Side Assistance (RSA) feature o f Car Insurance Policy? *

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• Breakdown support over phone
• Minor repairs
• Flat tyre assistaance
• Battery jump start
• Arrangement of keys
• Towing on breakdown/accident
• Arrangement of rental vehicle
• Arrangement/ supply of fuel
• Arrangement of accommodation
• Message relay

Note: For details, please refer the Policy wordings on our website for private car package policy.
*For list of services applicable in a policy, please refer policy schedule

What is a non-premium bearing endorsement in Car Insurance Policy?

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A non-premium bearing endorsement is the endorsement for which no additional premium is charged. For example, Rectification in contact details, Rectification in engine/ chassis number, Addition of hypothecation, etc.

What is the duration under Garage cash cover in Car Insurance Policy?

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The duration for which the company will be liable for claim in respect of this add on will be considered from the day after the insured vehicle is delivered to the garage till the day immediately preceding the date of discharge or date of invoice for such repair as prepared by the garage, whichever is earlier.

What is ARAI in Car Insurance Policy?

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ARAI stands for Automotive Research Association of India. If you have installed an ARAI approved anti-theft device in your vehicle, whose installation is dully certified by the agency, you can get a discount of 2.5% on the Own Damage (OD) premium subject to maximum of ₹500.

What is Cashless Claim and Non-cashless/ Reimbursement Claim in Car Insurance Policy?

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Cashless Claim: In cashless claim facility, the repair charges of the vehicle are directly paid to the garage by us, provided the vehicle is repaired in our garage network. Non-cashless/ Reimbursement Claim: If the vehicle is repaired in a garage outside the purview of our network, then you will be liable to pay the repair charges of the garage. You can get your claim amount reimbursed by submitting the original bills and payment receipts to our office.

What is No Claim Bonus in Car Insurance Policy?

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No Claim Bonus (NCB) is a discount on premium of the Own Damage (OD) portion of your vehicle when you renew your policy, provided you have not made any claim during the last policy period. The NCB can be accumulated up to a maximum limit of 50% on OD premium. You can transfer the full benefits of NCB, even when you shift your motor insurance to ICICI Lombard from any other Insurance company.

Does ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company only provide services in times of car breakdown or does it pay for the other expenses too?

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ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company only provides assistance. Additional costs incurred for purchase of car parts, fuel, taxi fare etc. are to be borne by the customer

What documents are required to file a claim in Car Insurance Policy?

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In case of accidental damages claim, you need to provide the following documents:
• Claim Form duly signed
• Valid RC copy of the vehicle
• Valid driving license copy
• Policy copy
• FIR, if required (For Theft, Third Party Injury/ Damage; Highway accidents - Major only)
• Original repair bill, proof of release and cash receipt
• Any other document as required to investigate the Claim or Company's obligation to make payment for itr.

Will I get a Personal Accident cover if the vehicle is registered under someone else's name, but is driven by me and the premium is also paid by me?

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The policy essentially contains a Personal accident cover for the owner-driver, as per tariff. In case of un-named driver, the personal accident cover has to be purchased separately by paying an additional premium.

What are the types of events or losses not covered under car insurance policy?

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The following events or losses are not covered in this policy:
• Mechanical/ Electrical breakdown
• Wear and tear, ageing of vehicle
• Consequential loss*
• Depreciation
• Deliberate accidental loss
• Intoxicated driving
• Any contractual liability
• Damage to/ by a person driving any vehicles or cars without a valid license

* Consequential loss is an indirect loss, which is not directly resulting out of a loss event, but arising as a consequence of loss event. For example, Mr. Singh was on his way to office for an important meeting with client. Unfortunately, his vehicle met with a road accident resulting in damages to vehicle and it consumed lot of his time. Due to this, he could not attend the meeting resulting in loss of approx ₹15 lakh. Damages to vehicle due to the accident are covered however, but the loss of ₹15 lakh is consequential and hence not covered.

For details, kindly refer to the Two-wheeler Policy Wordings.

If I lodge a claim after the expiry of my Car Insurance Policy policy date for an event that occurred during the policy period, will it still be valid?

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Yes, you will be eligible for the claim even after the expiry of the policy date. This is because the event took place during the policy period.

*What is the duration of days covered under Garage Cash Cover in Car Insurance Policy?

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The duration for which the company will be liable for claim in respect of this add-on will be considered from the day after the insured vehicle is delivered to the garage till the day immediately preceding the date of discharge or date of invoice for such repair as prepared by the garage, whichever is earlier. *As per the plan opted

What is the Accident Cover for un-named passengers in Car Insurance Policy?

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Passengers other than the insured, including a paid driver and cleaner of the vehicle can be insured under this cover by paying an additional premium. This covers them against death or disability caused due an unfortunate accident.

How many times can I claim for Road Side Assistance service during Car Insurance policy period?

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A maximum of 4 times related to any of the services opted by the insured would be allowed under this add-on. The insured would be able to claim only for the services opted for by him at the time of policy issuance.

What is Car Insurance Online Claim?

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A claim can be defined as a legal statement made to gain the following:

• Money as per the terms of insurance
• Enforcement of a right against third party as stated in the policy


The legal document that carries ‘claim’ is often referred to as a ‘Statement of Claim’. It is often in the form of a communication expressed in the amount of cash which the party requires to pay or reimburse. Consumers may face many issues when filing the ‘statement of claim’. Although the process of filing a claim is straight forward, it is vital to carry it out in a proper manner. In the event of failure to do so, the claim may be declared null and void.


Check out the process for car insurance claims in India:


Step 1: Notify the Company

First, you should call your insurance company or representative at the earliest. Make sure you follow this step regardless of how far you are from home. It is crucial to inform the insurance company about the accident.

Step 2: Get Guidance

You should get adept guidance on how to proceed with the claims process from your insurance provider. Know about the forms and important documents required for the same. You can get this information on the car insurance online website.


Step 3: Documentation

You may require a "proof of loss" form in conjunction with the documents related to your claim such as bills for car repair, medical bills etc. Make sure you supply all of the necessary info to the insurer in order to process the claim.


Step 4: Expenses

Keep the records of all of your expenses incurred due to an accident.


Step 5: Keep Records

Make double sure you keep records of paperwork intact. The documentation may be required for reference later.

Process of Registering a Car Insurance Claim

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Make sure you note the number of the other vehicle involved in the accident.


Step 2:

List out names and contact details of witnesses.


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Get in touch with the insurance provider’s 24X7 call centre. Also keep the claim number/reference number handy.


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Contact a call centre representative to get the details of documents needed for processing the claim. You should also provide the details of your preferred garage, where the facility for cashless repair is available.


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File an FIR (First Information Report) at the nearest police station in the event of theft, damage to property, bodily injury, and other major damages.

What are the documents required for cancelling the Car Insurance policy due to Double Insurance with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co.?

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The documents required to cancel the double policy by the customer are as follows:

• Customer Request Letter (should contain the details of both the ICICI Lombard policies)

• Original Policy Copy

What is the meaning of deductibles? What is the deductible applicable to Private Car and Two-wheeler?

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Deductible means the amount that you will bear in case of a claim. This amount is deducted from the claim amount. Car Insurance Policy carries a Compulsory Deductible of ₹1,000 (for vehicles not exceeding 1500 cc) or ₹2,000 (for vehicles exceeding 1500 cc). Two-wheeler Insurance policies carry a Compulsory Deductible of ₹100.

Why do I need to insure my vehicle?

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Your vehicle is probably one of the most expensive things you own. Insurance protects your vehicle and helps you cope with the financial loss caused by accidents, damage or theft. Another reason is that while driving, you are responsible for the safety of:
• Your passengers
• Your fellow drivers
• Other people's property
• Pedestrians
• Yourself
Insurance helps cover the costs of potential damages or injuries in case of an unforeseen accident or theft. In India it is mandatory to have at least a Third Party Motor Insurance before you drive on the roads.

What are the various types of vehicle that I can insure online with Car Insurance Policy?

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Currently only Private Cars and Two-wheelers can be insured online.

How can I avail Road Side Assistance in Car Insurance Policy?

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To avail Road Side Assistance (RSA), you can call on the toll-free number 1800 2666 and follow the IVR instructions.

What happens after registering the Claim in Car Insurance Policy?

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The customer service manager from the insurance provider will get in touch with you. This happens within 24 hours of claim registration. Once the manager reaches the appointed place, you need to submit the copy of documents to him and get the originals verified. The manager will get the estimate for the repairs of your car. He will give spot approval after inspection. Once the repair process is completed at one of the network garages, the company will pay the bills directly to the garage (as per the terms stated in the policy).

How do I register my claim in Car Insurance Policy?

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Contact our toll-free helpline 1800 2666 to register your claim and get a claim number/ reference number. You can also directly register your claim online*, with our Lodge A Motor Claim service. * Please note that as of now, only accidental damage claims can be processed through the 'Lodge A Motor Claim' interface

How is the value of the vehicle (Insured Declare Value - IDV) determined in Car Insurance Policy?

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The IDV of the vehicle is to be fixed based on the manufacturer's listed selling price of the brand and model, as the vehicle proposed for insurance at the commencement of insurance /renewal and adjusted for depreciation

What are the events covered in ICICI Lombard Motor Insurance policy?

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The ICICI Lombard Motor Insurance policy is a comprehensive vehicle insurance cover, which offers you: • Any loss or damage to your vehicle • Third Party Liability • Any permanent injury / death to a person caused by your insured vehicle • Any damage caused to the property other than property belonging to the insured or held in trust or in custody or control of insured by your vehicle • A Personal Accident Cover for the owner-driver of the vehicle while he/she is driving In case of loss or damage to the vehicle or the accessories insured, the Company covers the insured if the accident occurs due to the following hazards: • Fire, explosion, self ignition or lightning • Burglary, housebreaking or theft • Riot and strike • Earthquake (fire and shock damage) • Flood, typhoon, hurricane, storm, tempest, inundation, cyclone, hailstorm, frost • Accident by external means • Malicious act • Terrorist activity • Whilst in transit by road, rail, inland-waterway, lift, elevator or air • Landslide and rockslide

What are the benefits of buying a Motor Insurance online?

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When you buy Motor Insurance online, you get an instant policy, as there is no documentation or paperwork involved. In addition, you have the advantage of choosing from multiple payment options e.g. Credit Card (Visa, Master Amex card), Net banking, Debit Card etc