West Virginia DMV Change of Address Form

Moving somewhere in West Virginia? 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 West Virginia home.

To begin, select from the following

West Virginia Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of West Virginia ?

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

No. Once you’ve submitted a Change of Address form, you must visit a DMV office in person for a replacement license.

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

You can send your completed Change of Address form by mail to:

    WV DMV Records Section
    P.O. Box 17150
    Charleston, WV 25317

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

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

You'll need to report your change of address within 20 days of your move.

West Virginia Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of West Virginia ?

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?

There are a few options for renewing your registration. You may choose from one of the following options:

    WV DMV Records Section
    P.O. Box 17150
    Charleston, WV 25317

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

  • Your Change of Address Form
  • Your driver license number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your phone number
  • Your new address
  • Your mailing address
West Virginia 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 at the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Your out-of-state driver's license
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of legal residence
  • Proof of your social security number
  • Two proofs of West Virginia residence
  • Proof of name change if you have changed your legal name

See the West Virginia DMV's New Resident guide for more information on acceptable documents.

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

After becoming a West Virginia resident, you have 30 days to apply for and receive a West Virginia driver’s license.

Do I need to take a driving test?

Nope! But you will be required to pass a vision test.

Is there a fee?

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

West Virginia 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 West Virginia DMV. Sorry to say, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

  • Proof of liability insurance valid in West Virginia
  • Original out-of-state title
  • Pass a vehicle safety and emission inspection

When do I need to register my vehicle?

You need to register your vehicle within 30 days of becoming a West Virginia resident.

Is there a fee?

We don't fault you for asking. Costs vary. Visit the West Virginia DMV fees page for more information.

Is an emission test required?

Yes, your vehicle must pass an emission and safety test.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. For more information, see the West Virginia DMV’s Guidelines for New Residents.

West Virginia Driver's License Change of Address

Do I need to notify the state of West Virginia ?

No. When you receive a license from the state you're moving to, West Virginia will automatically cancel your driver's license.

West Virginia Vehicle Registration Change of Address Information

Do I need to notify the state of West Virginia ?

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! Feel free to keep them as souvenirs.

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