You cannot register a car without insurance in South Carolina, as proof of insurance is required at the time of registration. You are required to have $25,000 in bodily injury liability coverage, up to $50,000 per accident, along with $25,000 in liability coverage for property damage. You have 45 days from the date of purchase to register a vehicle in the state of South Carolina, but you can't drive the car without insurance.
To register a car in South Carolina, you need the following documentation:
Paid vehicle property tax receipt
Completed application for certificate of title and registration for motor vehicle or manufactured home/mobile home
The penalties for driving without insurance in South Carolina can be steep, so you should get insurance right away and have proof of coverage at all times.
The answer is usually no since there are only eight states that allow you to register your car in a different state than your license. In those eight states, the only requirement is that you can prove residency in the state where you register your car. You are not obligated to register with one state over the other, and in some states, you can even have dual registration. But it’s important to know what different...
You can only buy car insurance across state lines (i.e. in a state other than where you live) if your car is also registered in that other state. Most states want your car to be registered where you have your permanent home address. But you may be eligible to register and insure a car in a different state than the one you currently live in if you are a part-time resident. For example, this could...
You can get car insurance without a license from some small local insurers. To get car insurance without a license you need to exclude yourself as a driver on the policy and list a licensed family member, friend, or caretaker as the primary driver. It’s possible, with some effort, to insure your car so someone else can drive it.
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