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Keycare Cover

Great value cover for your lost, stolen or broken car keys * Get Quote * Keycare cover is an optional extra for €10. It is not necessary to purchase this optional extra in order to purchase a car insurance policy.
Keycare Cover | Car Key Insurance | An Post Insurance

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Keycare cover can save you the replacement cost for €10 for the year – that’s less than €1 per month. An Post Insurance is a 100% Irish-owned company, so we understand what matters most to you. 

Keycare Benefits

Insurance for lost or stolen keys from An Post Insurance
Insurance for your Lost or Stolen Keys

If no duplicate available, our underwriters will cover the cost of a replacement key, locksmith charges or new locks up to the cover limit within that period of insurance. (1)

Unlimited Claims

You can have an unlimited number of claims up to a combined total of €1,500 per annum (2). These claims will not affect your No Claims Bonus.

Cover for Broken Keys/Keys Broken in a Lock

If your key is broken/broken in a lock by you, you will be covered by Keycare up to €100 per claim for replacement key and Locksmith charges.

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3 Day Vehicle Hire up to €50 per Day

If your car is unusable as a result of lost or stolen keys, where no duplicate is available, you may request vehicle hire for 3 days, up to €50 per day.

(1) If your key is lost and there is a duplicate key, our underwriters will only cover the cost of a replacement key up to the cover limit.
(2) Broken keys are covered up to €100 per claim.


How we Help  

24 Hour Helpline

You will be given access to a 24 Hour Helpline for support, locksmith availability and claims notification.

Call Out Assistance

Emergency Assistance provided if your keys are locked in your car or home.

For full details on our Keycare cover please view our  Keycare Policy Summary

Good to Know

We've gathered together all the details you need to better understand how the Keycare cover works. Take a look at our FAQs and learn more about how we can help you get the cover you deserve, at the price you prefer.

When you receive your key fob, you should take a separate note of the unique ID number found on the back and then attach it to your key ring as soon as possible.

If an insured key has been stolen, it must be reported to the Gardaí immediately and a crime reference number obtained. You should then call the Keycare Helpline number on 01-431 9639 to begin the claims process. It’s important to note that Keycare cannot deal with your claim for stolen keys until you have reported the theft to the Gardaí and can then confirm the crime reference number to Keycare.

As soon as you notice your keys are lost or broken, you should have your unique key fob number ready and call the Helpline number on 01-431 9639 

If your keys are locked in your car and you do not have a duplicate key, you will be entitled to claim back the cost of locksmith charges for gaining entry to your vehicle.  Please note the cover and call out limits detailed in your policy schedule, as you will only be entitled to claim back costs within this range.

The keys of the policyholder, any immediate family member permanently living with the policyholder at the same address and any named driver on the car insurance Policy Schedule during that period of insurance.

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