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Change of Address in Alaska

SUMMARY: How to Change Your Address in Alaska

To change your address on your DMV records in Alaska, you can submit your request either in person or by mail. To update your vehicle registration information, you can also submit your change by email or by using the online system. You'll need a completed change of address form OR various supporting documents to verify your new address.

Continue reading this page to learn how to change your name with the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

AK Driver's License/ID Card Address Change

Updating your address on your AK driver's license or ID card can be done either in person or by mail. You cannot change your address online.

You will need:

  • A completed Notice of Change of Address (Form 401).
    OR
  • A letter that has your:
    • AK driver's license number.
    • Full name as it appears on your driver's license.
    • Signature.

Take the above to your local Alaska DMV office in person, or mail it to:

State of Alaska
Division of Motor Vehicles
1300 W. Benson Blvd, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99503

This will change your driver's license records only. If you would like a new AK driver's license or ID card showing your new address, you will need to apply for a duplicate. See our following pages for more information:

Car Title & Registration Address Change

You can change your address on your vehicle registration and title records either in person, by mail, by e-mail, or online. If your registration is within 4 months of its expiration you may want to change your address in person.

Once your records have been updated, you can either:

  • Cross out your old address on your current registration card write your new address in the space given.
    OR
  • Request a replacement registration. See our Replacing a Registration page for more information.

If you'd like an updated certificate of title, see our Replacing a Title in Alaska page.

Online

To update your address on your vehicle records online, use the AK DMV's online registration address change system.

NOTE: You must have an Alaska driver's license or ID card linked to your vehicle to use this system.

By Email, Mail, or In Person

To change your address by e-mail, mail, or in person, you will need either a:

  • Completed Notice of Change of Address (Form 401).
    OR
  • Written request containing your:
    • License plate number (for each vehicle).
    • Full name. (If there are other registered owners, you will also need to provide their name/s.)
    • Current mailing and physical addresses.
    • Date of birth.

Submit the above information:

  • By e-mail to DOA.DMV.Webmaster@Alaska.gov
  • By mail to:
    State of Alaska
    Division of Motor Vehicles
    1300 W. Benson Blvd, Suite 200
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    OR
  • In person at an Alaska DMV office.

New Alaska Residents

If you're going to be driving in Alaska for longer than 90 days, you will need to apply for an AK driver's license. If you have a commercial driver's license (CDL), you will need to apply for an AK CDL within 30 days of moving to the state.

If you're bringing a car from out-of-state, you will need to have it registered with the Alaska DMV, even if you still have valid registration from your previous state.

For more information, visit our following pages:

Change Your Name in Alaska

If you have changed your name—whether it be due to marriage, divorce, or other reason— you will need to notify the AK DMV and obtain updated documents.

See our Changing Your Name page for more information.

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