Changing Your Address Online
In New York, the state law requires you to let the DMV know of a residence change on your license, ID card, permit, or registration within 10 days.
- You are at least 18 years of age and do not have a provisional or learner's license.
- You must have a current driver's license that is not expired and not suspended and not revoked.
- If expired, you can request a change of address at the same time you renew it.
- Your Social Security Number is already on file.
- You are a U.S. Citizen.
Before you go to the website have the following handy:
- Have access to the internet.
- Have your Social Security Number (SSN).
- Be prepared to pay with a valid credit card of types (Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover).
- Your current New York Driver's License or ID card.
Visit dmv.ny.gov to log in to the online MyDMV portal to begin the process.
Other Ways to Change Address
- By Mail: Mail a completed MV-232 Change Address form to NYS DMV License Production Bureau.
- By Phone: Be prepared to prove your identity to the DMV representative. You must have a valid photo document ready.
- In Person: You can change your address at your local DMV office. However, if you do not want a new photo and do not need to change your name, there is no reason to come into the office, as this can be done online, by mail or on the phone.