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Digital proof of car insurance goes viral
These days, you can do almost anything with your smartphone — from managing your car insurance to listening to music. And with digital proof of car insurance laws changing across the country, you can now use your smartphone (and the Esurance mobile app) as your insurance ID card.

Where digital ID cards are allowed
Idaho became the first state to allow electronic insurance ID cards (e-cards) in March 2012. Since then, 23 states have changed their laws to keep up with the digital revolution, and 4 other states have e-card measures pending.
States where e-cards are allowed (as of June)
States with e-card measures in the works
How to access your digital ID card
If you live in a state where e-cards are allowed and need to prove your insured status, just pull up Esurance Mobile. Then:
Tap "policy management"
Log in (if you haven't already)
Tap "view ID cards"
If you don't have our mobile app, no biggie. You can download it for free.

Download the mobile app

How to access your paper ID card
While laws are rapidly changing, many states still require physical ID cards. If you need a copy of yours, simply:
Log into your policy
Click "ID Cards, Policy Docs & Emails"
Click "Print ID Cards"
That's it. You're done.

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What you need to know about renters coverage

If you're one of the 94.5 million people who rent, chances are you may have some questions about the ins and outs of renters insurance. And because insurance in any form can be complicated, we're here to clarify it for you.

Here are the top 3 things to know:
Your landlord's insurance won't cover you. While your landlord's policy will cover the building itself, it won't cover the contents of your home. So if a theft, fire, or other mishap occurs, you'd be responsible for replacing your stuff out of pocket.

How much could an incident cost? The majority of renters insurance claims (about 59 percent) center on theft. And with each theft claim generally costing about $4,500, skipping on renters insurance could be an expensive mistake.
Look for replacement cost coverage. While renters insurance will protect your stuff, not all policies are created equal. Some policies will only pay actual cash value, which takes depreciation into account. But renters coverage from Esurance* or one of our trusted partners will give you full replacement cost.
Coverage could cost less than a dollar a day. Contrary to popular belief, renters coverage is really affordable. Get your renters insurance quote now to see how reasonable it can be.
Get a renters insurance quote

If you live in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, or Wisconsin and want to add renters coverage to your auto policy, call us at 1-866-959-8217. As a bonus, you could qualify for the Renters Plus™ discount.**

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*Available in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin only. Your premium will depend on the details of your selected coverage and your specific property. Coverages and discounts are subject to availability and qualifications. Terms, conditions, limits, and exclusions will apply. Allstate products are not available through Esurance.

**Discount of 30 percent of renters premium deducted from auto premium automatically.

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