Oregon DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in Oregon? 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 Oregon home.

To begin, select from the following

Oregon Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Oregon?

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

No, but they send you an address sticker to put on your existing 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 Oregon's Individual Change of Address Service page. Or, you can complete your change of address in person at the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles.

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.

Oregon Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Oregon?

Yes, but submitting your address change to the DMV does it automatically.

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 easily complete your change of address online through Oregon’s Individual Change of Address page. Or, you can complete your change of address in person at the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles.

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

Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

Will they send me a new printed vehicle registration?

No, but you'll need to write your new address on your existing registration cards.

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.

Oregon 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'll have to visit your local Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

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

Act fast - you'll need to obtain an Oregon 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. You will have to take a knowledge test.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age old question. Costs vary. Visit the fees page for more information.

Will I need to have my picture taken?

Yep. Have someone waiting in line with you check your teeth.

Oregon 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 Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles in person. Sorry to say, but services are not available online.

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

Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314

What will I need?

  • Your completed Application for Title and Registration
  • Proof of compliance with or exemption from the Low Emissions Vehicle requirement
  • Odometer disclosure
  • Vehicle Identification Number inspection

When do I need to register my vehicle?

Don't sit on it - you'll need to register your vehicle within 30 days of becoming a resident.

Is there a fee?

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

Is an emission test required?

Yes, but only if you live in Portland or the Roque Valley. Visit Oregon’s Emissions Requirement page for more information.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Oregon’s Insurance Requirements page for more information.

Oregon Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of Oregon?

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

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

No.

Oregon Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of Oregon?

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 change of address?

You're in luck! You can easily complete your change of address online through Oregon’s Individual Change of Address page. Or, you can complete your change of address in person at the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles.

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

Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

Do I need to return my license plates?

No. Go ahead and save them for the grandkids.

Resources

Oregon Department of Driver Services
1-503-299-9999

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