We send Vehicle Identification Numbers under the existing Electronic Insurance Verification program. How long can we continue to send VINs using that format? Can we continue to use the same Personal ID Number and Mailbox ID that we use now?
No. It is no longer possible for participants to send a VIN file using the old format. All files must be sent following the new file format requirements outlined in the EIV Guidelines.
The same PIN and Mailbox ID can be used when you are ready to send a file following the new format requirements. However, we ask that all current users submit a EIV User Worksheet to ensure the SOS has a complete record of up-to-date contact and technical information.
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