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Nunavut Mandatory Coverage

Nunavut Mandatory Coverage

​To drive in Nunavut, you must secure coverage through a private insurer that meets the minimum regulations. In the territory, $200,000 in third-party liability coverage is mandatory.

​The chart below provides a summary of minimum coverages required by the Nunavut government. Please refer to the list of sources for more details.

This information is for educational purposes only. We recommend you consult a qualified insurance professional for further assistance.

As of January 1, 2019

​​Compulsory minimum third-party liability:

​$200,000 is available for any one accident; however, if a claim involving both bodily injury and property damage reaches this figure, payment for property damage will be capped at $10,000

Direct Compensation Property Damage Required?

​Not applicable

Medical payments:

Up to $25,000/person, four-year time limit

​Funeral expense benefits:


​Disability income benefits:

80% of gross weekly wages to maximum $140/week; 104 weeks for temporary disability; lifetime for total disability; nothing is payable for the first seven days of disability; unpaid housekeeper $100/week, maximum 12 weeks

Death benefits:

Death within 180 days after accident (or two years if continuously disabled prior to death); death of head of household $10,000, plus $1,500 to single survivor or $2,500 to each survivor after first if more than one; death of spouse of head of household $10,000; death of dependant $2,000

​Impairment benefits:


Right to sue for pain and suffering?


​Right to sue for economic loss in excess of no-fault benefits?



Private insurers



All online sources were accessed on April 1, 2019