Save money, make money
Root’s referral program
Earn up to $1,000 a year. Download the app to refer your friends.
How much money have Root users earned in referrals?
It pays to refer Root.
“I will refer Root until my thumbs fall off! If you’re thinking about getting Root, just DO IT.”
“I tell everyone I can about Root! Love the concept of getting a quote based on how you drive. Plus, I get paid for telling everyone about it.”
“I would share Root all day every day for free. Their pricing, customer service, and referral program are why I’ve sent 48 friends (and counting) their way.”
Everyone wins when you refer Root
You’ll get a unique link in the Root app. Share it with your friends. Text it, email it, and post it on social media—just be sure they use your special link when they download the app. If they take the test drive and get a quote, you both get a cash offer.
Refer as many friends as you want and earn up to $1,000 a year. Here are tips to maximize your referral money.
Still have questions?
How much money will I get for a referral?
It depends on your state, but it ranges from $10 to $100. Check to see how much you can get per referral by tapping “Refer others” at the bottom of your home screen in the app and then tapping “$” in the top right corner.
How will I get paid?
You’ll be able to claim your bonus right in the app. You can do a bank account transfer, get a Visa prepaid card, use PayPal, or choose a gift card to any of the provided vendors.
(Due to some restrictions, some people may not be able to claim their bonus in the app. Don’t worry—we’ll send you a check in the mail. The referral program is not currently available to all users, including those in California and North Dakota.)
How long will it take to get paid?
It depends on how you choose to claim your bonus:
Gift card - we’ll send it to your email immediately
PayPal - up to 1 business day
Bank transfer - 2-4 business days
Visa prepaid card - 5-7 business days (sent in the mail)
If we send you a check, you can expect it in 2-3 weeks.
Do I have to have an insurance policy with Root to refer someone?
Nope! If Root isn’t the right choice for you, you can still refer the friends who you think would be a good fit. Just download the app, create a profile, and tap “Refer others” on the bottom of the home screen.
How many people can I refer?
As many as you want, but keep in mind that our referral program isn’t yet available to all users, including those in California and North Dakota.
$3,585,145 total paid in referrals as of August 2019. Referral amounts vary based on state, ranging from $10 to $100, and referrals are not currently available to all users, including those in California and North Dakota.