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National Insurance Crime Bureau


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Search our database to determine whether a vehicle has been declared an unrecovered stolen or salvage vehicle. A free service provided to the public!

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Become a vital part in fighting insurance crime. Call 800.TEL.NICB to report insurance fraud or submit an anonymous tip online. A Spanish form and Spanish-speaking investigative assistants are available.

VIN Manuals

The NICB Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual is published annually. The Commercial Vehicle Identification Manual is published every five years. The 2021 Passenger Manual is here! Order today!


Insurance companies licensed in any of the 50 states, as well as auto rental companies, auto finance companies, auto auctions and certain self-insured entities, may be eligible for membership in the NICB.

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How we helped our members in 2020:
vehicles recovered with a total value of $661M
in loss mitigation
in restitution ordered
hours of education to members and law enforcement

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