Millions of Michigan drivers received an automatic payment earlier this month.
Each driver got $400 per vehicle.
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When will I get the refund?
The refunds are due to a budget surplus from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) fund. In December 2021 Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that MCCA approved a $3 billion refund for customers that hold auto insurance policies. Read more about it here.
On Wednesday May 18, the refund became available to approximately 3,041,000,000 Michigan residents.
In order get the refund if you have a qualifying car and have it insured before October 31, 2021.
Motorcycles and RVs are also eligible as long as they meet the insurance requirement. The refund money should come through your insurance provider. If you haven’t gotten your refund, reach out to the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services at 833–275–3437. They are open Monday-Friday 8-5.
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