There are scores of car insurance companies in South Africa. To most consumers there is some degree of confusion as to whether an entity is an insurance broker or provider. Brokers sell insurance on behalf of a provider and do receive a commission. However, brokers are often able to secure you better deals and several quotes instantly thereby saving you the hassle of shopping around. Furthermore you broker acts as an intermediary between you and the car insurance company. Nevertheless if you are looking for car insurance companies in South Africa then the list below may be helpful.

List of Car Insurance Companies

Please note that our list of car insurance companies in South Africa is by no means a complete directory. There are many other insurance companies that have not been mentioned here. We have simply listed the bigger car insurance companies with more popular brands. We always advise readers to rather speak to a broker if they wish to communicate with several car insurance companies in South Africa.


Santam is one of the biggest short term insurance providers in the country offering car, home, business and agricultural insurance. Their operations extend into other parts of Africa and they have a history of over 100 years in the insurance industry.

Address :
Bellville Head Office
1 Sportica Crescent
Tyger Valley
Phone : 021 915 7000

Mutual and Federal

Mutual and Federal, now part of the Old Mutual group, had a history of 180 years in the insurance industry. Their operations spans over several continents and has been one of the trusted names in car insurance for generations.

Address :
Mutual & Federal Building
75 President Street
Phone : 011 374 9111​

Auto and General

Auto and General was founded in 1985 but became a trusted name in the short term insurance industry within a short period of time. Apart from house and vehicle insurance, they also offer business and professional insurance.

Address :
Cnr Barry Hertzog Ave & Napier Street
Phone: 011 489 4900


Outsurance is one of the newer players in the car insurance market having started up only in 1998. They now offer household, business and life insurance and have grown into a well known brand in the South African market.

Address :
1241 Embankment Rd
Zwartkop Ext 7
Phone : 012 673 3000