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Change Home Address

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

You can change your residence or mailing address for your California Driver License, Identification Card, vehicle, or vessel. A new driver license, identification card or registration card is not issued when changing your address. Temporary mailing addresses are not allowed. U.S. CITIZENS ONLY. The law requires you to update your voter registration when you move to a new permanent residence. Please note that when changing your address, you may have to inform your postal service or other entities separately.

General Information: 1-800-777-0133

Frequently Asked Questions

No. There is no fee to use this service.
The Change of Address System allows eligible customers to submit a change of address via the Internet for their California driver license and/or identification card and vehicle(s).
Internet driver license renewal: If you change your address using the internet change of address process, you cannot use the internet driver license renewal process.
Vehicle or vessel renewal: Your change of address takes approximately three business days to be updated to DMV's records. Before using the internet vehicle or vessel registration renewal process, confirm that your current address has been updated to DMV's records.
Most customers who have a California driver license or identification card can use the system. You must be a certified user with DMV to utilize the online change of address system.

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