Are you traveling abroad by car? If so, you might need a green card. This confirms that you have liability insurance for your car.
You don’t need a green card to drive in any EU/EEA member state (apart from the UK), Andorra or Serbia, but we recommend keeping one in your car at all times to be on the safe side.
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Not all countries accept the green card. Each country has its own rules.
When you’re involved in an accident while driving abroad. The green card confirms that you have liability insurance for your car. It isn’t needed in the countries bordering Switzerland, which have signed up to the license plate agreement. Nevertheless, we recommend keeping a green card in your car.
License plate agreement: In countries that have signed up to the agreement, a car’s license plate is recognized as proof that it’s covered by liability insurance.
Like the green card, frontier insurance proves that you’ve taken out liability insurance for the car you’re driving.
You need to buy it in countries that don’t accept the green card and haven’t signed up to the license plate agreement. The premium has to be paid directly at the customs office.
In principle, the green card is valid as long as your liability insurance, but it does have an expiration date. Be sure to check that it’s still valid before you set off.