"Regional third party motor vehicle insurance"

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The Scheme

The Yellow Card is essentially a Regional third party motor vehicle insurance Scheme that provides third party legal liability cover and compensation for medical expenses resulting from road traffic accidents caused by visiting motorists. Besides offering third party liability protection to the insured or the driver whilst in a foreign country, the COMESA Yellow Card ...

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The Member States of the Common Market For Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) (then Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern African (PTA) noting the problems raised by inter-state traffic with regard to motor vehicle liability insurance, and being aware of the satisfactory results obtained by the International Insurance Card Scheme, which has been in force for many years ...

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Current Status

The COMESA Yellow Card Scheme is currently operational in twelve COMESA Member Countries and one non COMESA member Country. The Countries in which the COMESA Yellow Card is recognized as a valid insurance cover are; Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe...

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