Renters Quote Checklist

Below is a list of information required to get a renters insurance quote. You have the option to save your progress at any point during the quote process and continue your quote later.

Get a Renters Quote

What Information Do I Need to Get a Renters Insurance Quote?

Here’s a checklist of all the information you’ll need before you start to help determine the coverage, deductible, and cost of your rental insurance:

  1. Your name and date of birth
  2. Your email address
  3. Address/location of your apartment – where the items you need insured will be located
  4. Date you need renters insurance coverage to start
  5. Number of people living in the apartment or home full-time
  6. Name and type of any business, including child care, conducted on the premises
  7. Value of the personal property you wish to insure. A home inventory will aid you in determining how much renters insurance you will need.


Information About Your Apartment or Rental Home

You’ll also be asked to provide this information about your home or apartment:

Safety Features

  • Deadbolt locks installed on exterior-facing doors
  • Fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems and fire/smoke alarms
  • Burglar alarms

Your Insurance History

  • Any claims for insured losses you’ve made in the past 5 years
  • The name of your most recent property insurance carrier
  • Dates of when you last had coverage

Fire Protection Questions

  • How accessible your home/apartment is to fire service
  • If your home is outside the city limits of the city closest to you, the distance from the nearest fire service

Any Additional Protections

  • Items like home computers and jewelry may require increased coverage limits


Unable to Finish? Resume Your Renters Insurance Quote Later

If have trouble tracking down any information for your quote but don’t want to lose the progress you’ve made, you can save and come back to it later. We’ll even send you an email reminder.


Have Questions?

Have a question about your renters insurance quote? Speak with a State Farm® agent at any time by calling 855-980-8053. And remember, by combining the purchase of your renters and auto insurance, you might be eligible for a discount on your renters insurance.

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