Alaska DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Alaska? 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 Alaska home.

To begin, select from the following

Alaska Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Alaska?

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 Alaska issue me a new driver's license or ID card?

No

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

You can complete your change of address online through Alaska's Change of Address System.

By mail:

  • State of Alaska
  • Division of Motor Vehicles
  • 1300 W Benson Boulevard
  • Anchorage, AK 99503

In person at any Alaska DMV

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your Address Change Form
  • Your driver license number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your current mailing address
  • Your current (physical) address

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

Don't wait! You'll need to complete the change as soon as you move.

Alaska Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Alaska?

No. A New registration is not required with a change of address, rather the new address can be written on your current registration.

Alaska 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?

You'll need to visit the Alaska Divison of Motor Vehicles. We hate to say it, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Your out-of-state driver license
  • Your date of birth
  • Your current residence address
  • Your Social Security number (card)

When do I need to get a new driver's license?

You'll need to visit the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles within 90 days of becoming a resident.

Do I need to take a driving test?

No, you won't have to take a driving test. You'll have to pass a written knowledge test, an alcohol and drug awareness test upon reaching the age of 21, and a vision test.

Is there a fee?

Costs vary, visit the fees pagefor more information.

Alaska Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to register my vehicle?

Yes

Where can I register my vehicle?

You'll need to visit the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need?

When do I need to register my vehicle?

You must apply for registration within 10 days.

Is there a fee?

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

Is an emission test required?

No

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Alaska's Mandatory Insurance Page for more information.

Alaska Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Alaska?

Yes

Where can I do it?

You can complete your change of address online through Alaska's Change of Address System.

By mail:

  • State of Alaska
  • Division of Motor Vehicles
  • 1300 W Benson Boulevard
  • Anchorage, AK 99503

In person at any Alaska DMV

Alaska Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Alaska?

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?

Nope - go ahead and save them for the grandkids.

Resources

Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles
(855) 269-5551

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