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Iowa Auto Insurance

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Where you live determines the auto insurance coverage levels you must have. Iowa law requires certain coverages and sets minimum coverage limits that all drivers must purchase. However, you may be able to increase your coverage by selecting higher coverage limits. Take a closer look at what's required in Iowa with the table below.

You can also contact an Iowa Allstate agent to get more information on the right auto insurance for you and your life.



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Auto insurance requirements are based on your location. You're looking at auto requirements in Iowa. Pick a new state to see its laws:

Coverage Type
Iowa Requirements1
Bodily Injury Liability
Helps cover expenses related to the injury or death of another driver or a pedestrian when an accident is your fault.
$20,000 limit per person/$40,000 limit per accident
Property Damage Liability
Helps cover expenses related to the damage of another person's property — like vehicles, homes, buildings and other structures — when an accident is your fault.
$15,000 limit
Uninsured Motorist
Helps cover your medical expenses if you're in an accident, the other driver is at fault and doesn't have any insurance.
Not required
Underinsured Motorist
Helps cover your medical expenses if you're in an accident, the other driver is at fault and doesn't have enough liability insurance.
Not required
Medical Payments
If you and/or your passengers are hurt in an accident, this helps cover medical or funeral expenses.
Not required
Collision
Helps cover expenses to repair or replace your vehicle that's been damaged in an accident.
Not required2
Comprehensive
Helps cover expenses to repair or replace your vehicle that's been stolen or damaged by things like storms or vandalism.
Not required2


All coverages are subject to the coverage limits stated in your policy.

1https://www.iii.org/article/background-on-compulsory-auto-uninsured-motorists

2Although Iowa law does not require drivers to carry this coverage, it may be required by your lender if you are leasing or financing your vehicle.

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State chart requirements provided for informational purposes only. State minimums and required coverages vary by state and may change from time to time. Check with your state for up-to-date information or if you have questions about current state minimums.

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