New Jersey DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in New Jersey? 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 New Jersey home.

To begin, select from the following

New Jersey Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of New Jersey?

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

No, but they will send you a sticker to put on your current license.

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 New Jersey's Change of Address System.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your driver's license number
  • Your Social Security number
  • Your new address

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 7 days of your move.

New Jersey Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of New Jersey?

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 New Jersey's Change of Address System.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your zip code
  • Your driver's license number
  • Your Social Security number
  • Your 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 7 days of your move.

New Jersey 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 New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. 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 New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office within 60 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 fees page for more information.

New Jersey 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 New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission 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 60 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. You'll have 14 days after you register your vehicle to have it inspected, which includes an emission check. Visit New Jersey's Emissions page for more information.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit New Jersey's Insurance Requirements page to learn more.

New Jersey Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of New Jersey?

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

New Jersey Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of New Jersey?

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?

Alas, services are not available online. You can complete your change of address here:

Motor Vehicle Commission
Trenton Regional Service Center
P.O. Box 125
Trenton, New Jersey 08666-0125

What will I need?

  • Your new mailing address
  • Your old license plates

Do I need to return my license plates?

Yes, you can return your license plates by mail. Unfortunately, you won't be able to save them for the grandkids.

Resources

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission
1-888-486-3339

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