Kentucky DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Kentucky? 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 Kentucky home.

To begin, select from the following

Kentucky Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

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

Yes

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

You'll need to visit the Circuit Court Clerk's Office. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Proof of residency (Examples: utility bill, mortgage documents, deed or property tax bill, rental house agreement)

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 10 days of your move.

Kentucky Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

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 need to visit the Circuit Court Clerk's office. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Proof of residency (Examples: utility bill, mortgage documents, deed or property tax bill, rental house agreement)

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.

Kentucky 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 Circuit Court Clerk's Office. We hate to say it, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Your out-of-state driver's license
  • Your birth certificate
  • Your Social Security card
  • Proof of address (Examples: utility bill, mortgage documents, rental agreements)

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

Act fast - you'll need to visit the Kentucky Department of Motor Vehicles office within 30 days of your move.

Do I need to take a driving test?

Nope, save your real driving skills for the road.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age old question. Costs vary. Visit the Kentucky Driver's License fees page for more information.

Kentucky 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 Circuit Court Clerk's Office. Sorry to say, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • A certified inspection from the sheriff's office from the county of your new residence
  • Original out-of-state title
  • Original registration receipt
  • Original current proof of Kentucky insurance
  • Proof of sales/usage/use tax paid to the previous state
  • Picture ID or driver's license

When do I need to register my vehicle?

Don't sit on it - you'll need to register your vehicle within 15 days of your move.

Is there a fee?

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

Is an emission test required?

No

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Kentucky's FAQ section for more information.

Kentucky Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

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

Kentucky Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

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.

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