Alabama DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Alabama? Before you cruise around the new neighborhood, add updating the Department of Motor Vehicles to your moving to-do list. In some states, you have less than 30 days to update your driving records and/or vehicle registration, so now's the time to act!

But don't worry - we've got your back. We've compiled everything you need to know about updating your driving records with your new residential or mailing address. You'll be able to head out with the car keys from the day you officially call Alabama home.

To begin, select from the following

Alabama Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Alabama?

Yes

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my driver's license records?

No

Will the state of Alabama issue me a new driver's license or ID card?

No

Where can I complete my driver's license change of address?

The bad news: You can't update your address online. You'll need to complete your change of address by mail:

Alabama Driver License Division
P.O. Box 1471
Montgomery, AL 36102

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your current driver's license number
  • Your new address

When do I need to complete my driver's license change of address?

Act fast - you'll need to report your change of address within 30 days of your move.

Alabama Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Alabama?

No

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No

Alabama Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to get a new driver's license?

Yes

Where can I get a new driver's license?

The bad news: You'll need to visit the Alabama Driver's License Office. We hate to say it, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

Do I need to take a driving test?

Nope. Save your real driving skills for the road. You will, however, have to pass a vision exam.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age old question. Alabama charges a $5.00 transfer fee and a $36.25 fee to purchase a driver license.

Alabama Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Alabama?

Yes

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No

Where can I complete my vehicle registration change of address?

The good news: Many counties offer online registration services. Visit the Alabama Department of Revenue - Motor Vehicles Division to check whether your county does. Otherwise, you can complete your change of address in person at your county's Title and Registration Office.

What will I need?

  • Your Title Application
  • Your current certificate of title
  • Your previous state registration

When do I need to register my vehicle?

Don't sit on it - you'll need to register your vehicle within 30 days of your move.

Is there a fee?

We don't fault you for asking. Costs vary. Visit the Alabama DMV fees page for more information.

Is an emission test required?

No

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Alabama's Automobile Insurance page to learn more.

Alabama Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Alabama?

No. When you receive a license from your new state, Alabama will automatically cancel your driver license.

Alabama Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Alabama?

No

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No

Do I need to return my license plates?

No. Go ahead and save them for the grandkids.

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