Govt extends time for renewal of health, third party vehicle insurance policies till May 15
This will ensure a continued cover and hassle-free claims payment during the grace period,” read a release from the Ministry of Finance.
New Delhi: The Central Government on Thursday issued notifications allowing health and motor (third party) insurance policyholders to make premium payments till May 15 which are due for renewal during COVID-19 lockdown.
“With a view to mitigate hardship to the policyholders whose Health and Motor (Third Party) insurance policies are due for renewal during COVID-19 lockdown, the Central Government issued notifications allowing such policyholders to make premium payments till May 15th. This will ensure a continued cover and hassle-free claims payment during the grace period,” read a release from the Ministry of Finance.
According to the notification, the “policyholders whose health or motor vehicle third party insurance policies fall due for renewal during the period on and from the 25th March, 2020 up to the 3rd May, 2020 and who are unable to make payment of their renewal premium on time in view of the prevailing situation in the country as a result of Corona Virus disease (COVID-19), are allowed to make such payment for renewal of policies to their insurers on or before the 15th May, 2020 to ensure continuity of the statutory motor vehicle third party insurance cover from the date on which the policy falls due for renewal, so that any valid claim triggered during the grace period can be paid.”
The government has extended the lockdown in the wake of coronavirus till May 3. (ANI)