Impounded Van Insurance

If for some reason your van has been impounded, you will need to supply proof of a valid insurance policy valid for a mininmum of 30 days. Under a Section 165A seizure notice, it is a requirement to produce this documentation prior to the vehicle's release. Our website can offer you an online 30 day Impounded Van Insurance policy which is specifically tailored for releasing your van from an impound, as not all policies are.  by the Police for not having motor insurance on a vehicle that you own or was driving? offers you a solution to retrieving a vehicle from a police pound providing immediate 30 day third party insurance cover for 1 driver aged between 21 - 75 with a full UK, EU, EEA or Swiss driving licence for 12 months or more. Check out the following features and benefits to get you back on the road as soon as possible.


  • Quote in seconds, cover in minutes

  • Insurance certificate emailed instantly

  • Cover for drivers with a pending no insurance conviction

  • Immediate cover to release a police seized vehicle

  • 30 day policy for impounded vans

  • Secure credit and debit cards payments through SagePay

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Why do the Police seize uninsured vehicles?

Under section 165A of the Road Traffic Act 1988, the Police have the power to seize any vehicle that is being driven without a valid insurance policy or where the driver does not hold a valid driving licence. If the driver has committed the offence or the Police are unable to establish insurance cover being in place at the roadside, the van will be seized and taken to the impound, where you will be charged a release fee plus a daily storage charges until the vehicle is collected. There is a strict time limit of 14 days as explained in the S.165 notice that will be handed to you at the roadside. After this date there is a risk that your vehicle will be crushed. With the insure4aday impounded vehicle insurance we deliver your certificate of insurance by secure email as soon as your payment has been received.

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Can I use one day car insurance to collect my seized car?

You cannot use an insurance policy issued for one day in order to secure the release of a van collect from the a police compound. To release the vehicle the legal owner will need a special impounded vehicle insurance policy that is valid for at least 30 days. At we can provide cover for the legal owner for a 30 day short-term impounded motor insurance policy by clicking on 'Start Quick Quote' buttons on this page

Can I have an extra driver on impounded car insurance?

It is not possible to have an extra named driver added to our impounded motor insurance policy.

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As a broker, Ramasis Limited has been helping people arrange motor insurance in the UK for the past 40 years. Being able to buy insurance cover from the Internet in recent years has become the norm for so many people. Ramasis Limited quickly changed its business model in order to meet this new shopping experience and developed several leading options for short term van insurance.

Now with more than 10 years experience in providing temporary van insurance at the click of a button, you are now able to buy 30 day insurance cover online for the release of an impounded vehicle. You must be able to meet the strict acceptance criteria before buying our thirty day impounded vehicle insurance cover. We only deal with one insurance company for this product and are therefore unable to make a fair analysis of the market. You should decide for yourself whether or not the policy is suitable for your needs.

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