North Dakota DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in North Dakota? 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 North Dakota home.

To begin, select from the following

North Dakota Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of North Dakota?

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

No, but you are required to purchase a duplicate license that reflects your new address.

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

Luckily, you can update your address for your driver's license online! If you prefer to talk to a human, you can call (701) 328-4353 to update your address over the phone. Note: updating your driver's license will not update your vehicle registration.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

You will need the following to use the online address updating portal:

  • Your North Dakota driver license number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your name as it appears on your license

When do I need to complete my driver's license change of address?

You have 10 days to purchase a duplicate license after updating your address, so hop to it!

North Dakota Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of North Dakota?

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?

Fortunately, you can update your vehicle registration address through North Dakota's online portal.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

Be sure to have the following:

  • Your current registration
  • Your license plate number

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

There's no deadline, but your registration-related mail will get sent to the wrong address if you forget to update your information!


North Dakota 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 in person at a North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) office. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Social Security Number
  • Proof of North Dakota residence
  • Your out-of-state license

See this list of acceptable documents for more information.

When do I need to complete my driver's license change of address?

You have 60 days to apply for and receive a North Dakota drivers license, so hope to it!

Do I need to take a driving test?

You will need to pass a road test, knowledge test, and vision test before receiving your North Dakota driver's license. You can schedule a road test appointment here.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age old question. You will pay a total of $25: $5 for a knowledge test, $5 for a road test, and $15 for the license.

North Dakota Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to register my vehicle?

Yes

Where can I register my vehicle?

You can register your vehicle in person at any NDDOT office. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need?

When do I need to register my vehicle?

You need to register your vehicle within 90 days of moving to North Dakota.

Is there a fee?

We don't fault you for asking. Costs vary. See the NDDOT Passenger Fee Schedule for more information.

Is an emission test required?

No, but there are perks for driving a green vehicle. However, you will need to pass a vehicle inspection.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

You must carry minimum liability insurance that is valid in the state of North Dakota. Check out this FAQ for more information.


North Dakota Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of North Dakota?

No. Once you apply for a license in your new state, your old North Dakota license will be deactivated automatically.

North Dakota Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of North Dakota?

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! Save them for the grandkids.

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