Delaware DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Delaware? 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 Delaware home.

To begin, select from the following

Delaware Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Delaware?

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

No. Once you’ve submitted a change of address form, you must visit a DMV office in person for a free replacement license.

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

You can complete your change of address in person at the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

You can also complete your change of address by mail:

  • Division of Motor Vehicles
  • ATTN: Change of Address
  • P.O. Box 698
  • Dover, DE 19903

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your Change of Address Form
  • Your driver license number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your phone number
  • Your new address
  • Your mailing address

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

You'll need to report your change of address within 30 days of your move.

Delaware Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Delaware?

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?

You can complete your change of address in person at the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

You can also complete your change of address by mail:

  • Division of Motor Vehicles
  • ATTN: Change of Address
  • P.O. Box 698
  • Dover, DE 19903

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your Change of Address Form
  • Your driver license number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your phone number
  • Your new address
  • Your mailing address

When do I need to complete my vehicle registration change of address?

You'll need to report your change of address within 30 days of your move.

Delaware 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 can get a new driver's license at the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Your out-of-state driver's license
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of legal residence
  • Proof of your social security number
  • Two proofs of Delaware residence
  • Proof of name change if you have changed your legal name

See the Delaware DMV's selector guide for more information on acceptable documents.

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

After becoming a Delaware resident, you have 60 days to apply for and receive a Delaware driver’s license.

Do I need to take a driving test?

Nope! But you will be required to pass a vision test.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age old question. Costs vary. Visit the Delaware DMV fees page for more information.

Delaware 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 Delaware DMV. Sorry to say, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Proof of liability insurance valid in Delaware
  • Original out-of-state title
  • Signature of all owners of the vehicle on the Application for Certificate of Title
  • Pass a vehicle safety and emission inspection

When do I need to register my vehicle?

You need to register your vehicle within 60 days of becoming a Delaware resident.

Is there a fee?

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

Is an emission test required?

Yes, your vehicle must pass an emission and safety test.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. For more information, see the Delaware DMV’s Guidelines for New Residents.

Delaware Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Delaware?

No. When you receive a license from the state you're moving to, Delaware will automatically cancel your driver's license.

Delaware Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Delaware?

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?

Yes. Send your plates here:

  • Divison of Motor Vehicles
  • Attn: Uninsured Motorist Section
  • P.O. Box 698
  • Dover, DE 19903

Resources

Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles

Dover Office: (302) 744-2500

Georgetown Office: (302) 853-1000

Greater Wilmington Office: (302) 434-3200

New Castle Office: (302) 326-5000


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