Michigan DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Michigan? 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 Michigan home.

To begin, select from the following

Michigan Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Michigan?

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

No. The Michigan Department of State, however, will give you a sticker with your new address to stick to the back of your driver license or personal ID card.

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

You're in luck! You can complete your change of address online through Michigan's Change of Address System. Or, you can complete your change of address in person at the Michigan Department of State.

A fan of snail mail? You can also complete your change of address by mail here:

Michigan Department of State
PO Box 30764
Lansing, MI 48918

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 update your address as soon as you move in Michigan.

Michigan Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Michigan?

Yes, but changing the address on your driver's license will automatically update your vehicle registration files.

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're in luck! You can complete your change of address online through Michigan's Change of Address system. You can also complete your change of address in person at the Michigan Department of State.

A fan of snail mail? You can also complete your change of address by mail here:

Michigan Department of State
PO Box 30764
Lansing, MI 48918

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

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

Don't sit on it - you'll need to do it as soon as you move into your new place.

Michigan'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 Michigan Department of State in person.

What will I need?

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

Act fast - you'll need to visit the Michigan Department of State office as soon as you move.

Do I need to take a driving test?

Nope. Save your real driving skills for the road. You will, however need to pass a vision test.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age old question. Michigan charges a $25.00 driver license fee.

Michigan 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 Michigan Department of State as soon as you move.

What will I need?

When do I need to register my vehicle?

Don't sit on it - you'll need to register your vehicle as soon as you 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 Michigan's Insurance Requirements page to learn more.

Michigan Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Michigan?

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

Michigan Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Michigan?

No

Do I need to return my license plates?

No. Go ahead and save them for the grandkids.

Resources

Michigan Department of State
1-888-767-6424

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