Iowa DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Iowa? 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 Iowa home.

To begin, select from the following

Iowa Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Iowa?

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

No

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

You can visit your local Iowa Driver's License Station/Kiosk . Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your current driver's license
  • Your new and old mailing address
  • A $10 fee

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.

Iowa Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Iowa?

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?

Contact your local Iowa County Treasurer's Office . Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your old and new address

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 10 days of your move.

Iowa 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 Iowa Motor Vehicle Division. Unfortunately, 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 obtain an Iowa driver's license within 90 days of becoming a resident.

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. Costs vary. Visit the fees page for more information.

Iowa 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 County Treasurer’s Office in person. Sorry to say, but services are not available online.

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 entry.

Is there a fee?

We don't fault you for asking. Fees vary by county. Contact your local County Treasurer's Office to learn more.

Is an emission test required?

No.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Iowa's Driver’s Manual page for more information.

Iowa Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Iowa?

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

Iowa Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Iowa?

No

Do I need to return my license plates?

No. Go ahead and save them for the grandkids.

Resources

Iowa Motor Vehicle Division
1-800-532-1121

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