Request a green card

Request a Green Card (including registering for bulk uploads)

FAQs – using the portal

Personal

How do I get a Green Card?

If you can meet the printing requirements (double sided and on green paper), the document will be emailed to you so you can print it yourself. If not, we can post a copy to you. Multiple Green Cards requested through the bulk upload facility will be printed and delivered to the specified delivery address.


How long will it take to get my Green Card?

If you request it be emailed, you’ll receive an email shortly after you complete the online form. If you can’t print double sided and on green paper and need Zurich to print it for you, please allow up to 21 days to receive your Green Card by post.


How long will Green Cards be valid for?

A Green Card will be valid for the period stated on the document. If a Green Card is requested through the website, the end date will be the date that was selected. It will not be possible to generate a Green Card which falls outside the start and end dates of your current period of cover. If you move your insurance to a different provider at the end of your current period of cover, you will need to obtain a Green Card from your new provider.


If I’m printing my Green Card myself what shade of green paper do I need to use?

You can use any shade of green paper and any paper stock.

Brokers

Can fleet operators have a blanket Green Card?

No. Unfortunately this isn’t possible as each individual vehicle and trailer will require a specific Green Card bearing the details of that vehicle or trailer.


Can an annual Green Card be issued for a vehicle which regularly drives into or through EU countries?

Yes. The online form allows you to select the dates that the Green Card will be required for. You are unable to generate a Green Card which falls outside of the start and end dates of your current policy period.


Do I need to register to the website to produce a Green Card and is a password required?

There are two different processes depending on whether a single or multiple Green Cards are being requested. To generate a single Green Card, you do not need to register and sign in. To request the production of multiple Green Cards, you will need to register in order to access the bulk upload facility. Access to the bulk upload facility will then require a password.


How will fleets upload a large vehicle list to the website?

The bulk upload facility will allow registered users to upload a file containing details required for a Green Card for up to 200 separate vehicles or trailers. This process can be repeated if further Green Cards are required.


What is the process for completing the online solution and is a password be required?

There are two different processes depending on whether a single or multiple green cards are being requested. To generate a single green card, a user does not need to sign in. To create multiple green cards, a user will need to register and access the bulk upload facility. Access to the bulk upload facility will then require a password.


What is the process for getting the Green Cards?

Individual Green Cards can be requested by customers, drivers, brokers or agents who may choose to either have them posted to them, or request a an electronic copy of the document to print themselves. Multiple Green Cards requested through the bulk upload facility will be printed and delivered to the specified delivery address.

Zurich Municipal

Can fleet operators have a blanket Green Card?

No. Unfortunately this isn’t possible as each individual vehicle and trailer will require a specific Green Card bearing the details of that vehicle or trailer.


Can an annual Green Card be issued for a vehicle which regularly drives into or through EU countries?

Yes. The online form allows you to select the dates that the Green Card will be required for. You won’t be able to generate a Green Card which falls outside of the start and end dates of the current policy period.


Do I need to register to the website to produce a Green Card and is a password required?

There are two different processes depending on whether a single or multiple Green Cards are being requested.

To generate a single Green Card, you do not need to register and sign in.

To request the production of multiple Green Cards, you will need to register in order to access the bulk upload facility. Access to the bulk upload facility will then require a password.


How will fleets upload a large vehicle list to the website?

The bulk upload facility will allow registered users to upload a file containing details required for a Green Card for up to 200 separate vehicles or trailers. This process can be repeated if further Green Cards are required.


What is the process for completing the online solution and is a password be required?

There are two different processes depending on whether a single or multiple green cards are being requested.

To generate a single green card, a user does not need to sign in.

To create multiple green cards, a user will need to register and access the bulk upload facility. Access to the bulk upload facility will then require a password.


What is the process for getting the Green Cards?

Individual Green Cards can be requested by customers, drivers, brokers or agents who may choose to either have them posted to them, or request a an electronic copy of the document to print themselves. Multiple Green Cards requested through the bulk upload facility will be printed and delivered to the specified delivery address.