Does a V5C have to be in my name in order to insure a car?

I bought a new car for my wife but despite giving verbal and written instructions to the dealer, she would be the new keeper, they registered the V5C in my name. The dealer has sent back the V5C to the DVLA for correction. Should she inform her insurance company?

Asked on 19 June 2019 by Mike

Answered by Tim Kelly
No, there is no need to do anything. The vehicle does not need to be in her name for her to be the owner and user of the vehicle. Many leased vehicles are registered in the lease companies name while being insured in someone else's.
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