Illinois DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Illinois? 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 Illinois home.

To begin, select from the following

Illinois Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Illinois?

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

No

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

You're in luck! You can easily complete your change of address online through Illinois' Change of Address System. You can also complete your address change in person at any Driver Services Facility.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your driver's license number

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.

Illinois Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Illinois?

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'll be happy about this one: You can easily complete your change of address online through Illinois' Change of Address System.

Or, you can complete your change of address in person at any Driver Services Facility.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your license plate number
  • Your registration expiration year
  • The last 4 numbers of VIN (Vehicle Inspection Number)

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

Don't sit on it - you'll need to report your change of address within 30 days of your move.

Illinois 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?

We hate to say it, but you'll need to visit the Illinois Department of Driver Services. Services are not available online.

What will I need?

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

Act fast - you'll need to visit the Illinois Department of Driver Services within 90 days of your move.

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. Illinois charges a $30.00 driver's license fee.

Illinois 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 a Driver Services Facility in person. Sorry to say, but services are not available online. You can, however, use Illinois' Electronic Registration and Title (ERT) System to complete and print your application in advance.

What will I need?

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. Illinois charges a $99.00 fee to register your vehicle. Visit the fees page for more information.

Is an emission test required?

No

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Illinois' Mandatory Insurance page to learn more.

Illinois Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Illinois?

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

Illinois Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Illinois?

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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