Massachusetts DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Massachusetts? 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 Massachusetts home.

To begin, select from the following

Massachusetts Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Massachusetts?

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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts' Change of Address Service website. Or, you can complete your change of address in person at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Branch. You can also complete your change of address by phone: 1-617-351-4500.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

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.

Massachusetts Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Massachusetts?

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 Massachusetts' Change of Address System. You can also complete your change of address in person at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Branch. You can also complete your change of address by phone: 1-617-351-4500.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your change of address form
  • Your Massachusetts license/permit/ID number
  • Your Social Secuirty 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.

Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Branch. 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 Massachusetts driver's license within 30 days of becoming a resident.

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. Massachusetts charges a $100.00 fee for an out-of-state license conversion.

Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Branch 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 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?

Yes. Visit Massachusetts' vehicle inspection station page to learn more.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Massachusetts' Insurance Requirements page for more information.

Massachusetts Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Massachusetts?

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

Massachusetts Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Massachusetts?

No

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No. Go ahead and save them for the grandkids.

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