How to add a temporary driver to your car insurance policy

Looking to add a temporary driver to your car insurance policy? Find out how to do this online in a few simple steps.

There are plenty of reasons why you may want to add a temporary driver to your insurance policy. Maybe your family are staying with you for a couple of weeks and need to get around. Or maybe you have a long drive coming up, and want to share the driving duties. No matter the reason, it’s important to get any temporary drivers added to your car policy to ensure you don’t invalidate your policy.

Luckily, we’ve made adding temporary drivers to your policy easy and simple – and you can do it all through your online account. So you won’t have to wait on the phone to make these changes. And, as an added bonus, you’ll avoid the £25 admin fee that you’d be charged if you made this change over the phone.

Our step-by-step guide

  1. Log in to your AXA account, choose the policy you want to update
  2. Choose 'Add a temporary driver' next to policyholder details and choose the date you'd like the cover to start and end.
  3. Enter the temporary driver's details and press 'Next'.
  4. Follow the steps on each screen - we'll let you know of any price diference before you decide.
  5. Confirm your payment details and press 'Continue' to make your change. Once you see the confirmation screen you're done.

There’s plenty of other changes you can make to your car policy from your online account. Take a look at some of them on our ‘Making changes to my policy online’ page.