If you are involved in a collision, you may need your child car or booster seat replaced. When you report a claim, be sure to state if there was a child car or booster seat in your vehicle at the time of the collision.
MPI will reimburse customers for a comparable replacement seat that meets Canada’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards if:
Moderate to severe damage may include:
To be eligible for a reimbursement:
After your estimate is completed, if you are unsure if your car or booster seat needs to be replaced, feel free to discuss your concerns with your adjuster, who can help assess if the damage is moderate to severe. Likewise, your adjuster can help you determine eligibility if the seat is part of a travel system, and can help if you cannot visit an MPI Service Centre within 30 days.
You must bring your receipt for the new car or booster seat and the old seat to an MPI Service Centre for reimbursement, even if you participate in Direct Repair.
If the seat is eligible for replacement, we will issue the payment to you within two business days.