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Reinstatement means the policy LAPSED and is now back in force. Renewal just means you paid the regular bill on time.

Renewal is when the company offers to RENEW, or CONTINUE, your insurance policy for another 6 or 12 months. REINSTATEMENT is totally different: Reinstatement means that your policy is being put back in force by the company after it had cancelled for non premium payment. The main difference between the two is this: With a reinstatement, you will not have had any coverage during the time from when the policy cancelled, to when it is reinstated. If you had an accident or claim during that time, you would NOT have any coverage. Also, if you had been driving during that time you would have been driving illegally, if your state requires mandatory insurance.

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What is the grace period for car insurance renewal in Wisconsin?

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What is the notice sent when an insurance is coming to an end?

I assume that you are meaning the term of insurance is coming up to the end of the policy period. This would be the time that the insurance company will send out either a renewal notice offering you a new term of insurance or a non-renewal notice letting you know that they are not interested in renewing your policy and the reason for doing so. If you receive a non-renewal notice it must be sent to you within a required notice time period such as 60 days. This time period will be set by the regulations of the state, province, or country that regulated the insurance in your area.


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Why wont the insurance company say how much the policy is for?

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When you renew your car insurance fail to renew it cancel it the insurance company must notify?

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Does motor vehicle notify your car insurance company when you get a speekding ticket and pints?

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