Renters insurance policies typically do not have a waiting period for coverage to begin. Once you purchase a policy and pay your premium, you are covered immediately.
However, some policies may have a waiting period for certain types of coverage, such as earthquake or flood insurance. These waiting periods are typically 30 days, meaning that coverage for those types of events would not begin until 30 days after the policy was purchased.
It's important to carefully review your policy documents to understand any waiting periods that may apply to your coverage. If you have any questions or concerns about your policy, it's a good idea to contact your insurance agent or company for clarification.
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