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Iowa Insurance Laws and Regulations

The Iowa Insurance Division develops and enforces insurance laws for the state. Consumers can contact the department with questions and complaints about their auto and home insurance. If you do not receive the service you expect from an insurer, you can file a complaint directly with the Department of Insurance. The state of Iowa does not provide access to complaint data for consumers to use when making insurance purchase decisions.

Important Laws

A summary of the driving safety laws for the state of Iowa can be found using this link. The information includes a summary of the laws affecting people driving cars, or riding motorcycles or bicycles while using cell phones or texting. Also included are the requirements for child safety seats, wearing a helmet and being under the influence while operating a vehicle in the state of Iowa.

The Iowa Statute of Limitations defines the time limit following an accident when you can file a lawsuit. Once this time limit has passed, you can no longer file a lawsuit.

Iowa has minimum auto insurance amounts that are required by law. The table below shows the IA minimum car insurance limits.

Minimum Car Insurance Coverage Required in Iowa

Minimum Coverage
Bodily Injury, per person 20,000
Bodily Injury, per accident 40,000
Property Damage 15,000

Resources Available to Consumers

The Small Claims Court is available for consumers to resolve issues, without needing to hire an attorney. This link to the small claims court provides more information, including the dollar limit of claims that can be made in this court.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is for disaster victims who are uninsured, underinsured or the victim of a flood.