SPANISH MOTOR INSURERS BUREAU

Spanish Motor Insurers Bureau

I have had an accident with a foreign vehicle, who do I contact?

Don’t worry, at OFESAUTO we will guide you in the steps to follow

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When traveling abroad with my car, do I need the previously called "Green Card", now IMIC?

The International Certificate Motor Carde (IMIC), formerly the “Green Card”, is not necessary to prove compulsory insurance coverage in the countries that make up the European Economic Area. Yes it is necessary for other countries, such as Morocco.

Do you need roadside assistance?

OFESAUTO does not provide roadside assistance services but we can help you locate the contact details of your insurance company

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Is it possible to know the nationality of a foreign vehicle by its license plate?

At OFESAUTO we have developed a tool that allows us to help locate the possible nationality of a foreign vehicle through its license plate.

Are you coming to Spain with a vehicle without a valid Green Card (IMIC)?

You need a Border Insurance to be able to circulate in Spain. Now you can get it instantly and online.

International Motor Insurance Card (IMIC)

IMIC

What is the IMIC?

It is what we called colloquially, “Green Card”

The International Motor Insurance System is designed to help international vehicle traffic and to guarantee care for victims of traffic accidents between vehicles of different nationalities. Its functions:

  • Facilitate the movement of vehicles across international borders with the use of an internationally accepted document that proves the existence of insurance.
  • Ensure that victims of accidents caused by foreign vehicles are protected.

 

Should my insurer provide me with the International Motor Insurance Card?

Insurance entities are not required to issue the IMIC, even if requested.

OFESAUTO

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Spanish Office of Automobile Insurers (OFESAUTO), is the Spanish National Office of the International Certificate of Insurance, formerly colloquially “Green Card”.

Have you had an accident with a foreign vehicle?

Select where your accident took place and access the information to know what to do.

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Accident in Spain

Check what to do if you have had an accident with a foreign vehicle in Spain

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Accident Abroad

Find out what to do if you have had an accident with a foreign vehicle abroad

Procedures that OFESAUTO can carry out

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Accident caused by a vehicle insured with a Border Insurance policy

Know the nationality of a vehicle by its license plate

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Declare an accident

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Finder competent body to process my claim

Roadside Assistance phone numbers

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- January 26, 2023, 10:30 am

🚩¡Gracias por esta información! Aquí puedes ver el listado de países en los que necesitarás el CIS para circular con tu vehículo español. 👇 https://t.co/WeiUDSRcYd https://t.co/7KJlqnbxpL
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- January 26, 2023, 10:28 am

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- January 26, 2023, 10:24 am

@fcisneros1970 @AESLEMEONLINE ¡Nos sentimos muy afortunados por formar parte de este proyecto! 💚
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- January 26, 2023, 10:23 am

¡Gracias por vuestra labor! Nos encanta ver las aulas llenas. 💚😍 https://t.co/rFPDszlQVB
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