What is SR-22 insurance in Texas?
A Financial Responsibility Insurance Certificate (SR-22) is required by the Texas Transportation Code Chapter 601 to verify that you are maintaining motor vehicle liability insurance. A SR-22 can be issued by most insurance providers and certifies that you have the minimum liability insurance as required by law.
How do I get SR-22 insurance in Texas?
- Find an authorized insurer or contact your current provider.
- Pay the appropriate SR-22 fee.
- Have an insurer file proof of insurance or file directly to the Texas DPS.
- Receive confirmation.
How long is SR-22 required Texas?
You must maintain a valid SR-22 for two years from the date of your most recent conviction, or the date that a judgement has been rendered against you. Failure to maintain an SR-22 for two years without a lapse in coverage can result in additional enforcement actions and/or reinstatement fees.