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    Changing Your Address in Massachusetts

    Whether you’re a new Massachusetts resident or have moved within the state, you must report your address change within 30 days to the Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV).

    On this page, you’ll find information on how to update your address on your MA driver’s license, identification card, vehicle registration, and title.

    Change Your Address With the MA RMV

    Within 30 days of an address change, you must notify the MA RMV.

    You can change your address online, in person, by mail, or by phone for free.

    Changing your address only updates your Massachusetts RMV records. You will not receive an updated driver’s license, ID, registration or title unless you apply for one. You can attach an address label to your MA driver’s license or ID card to display your new address until you need to renew.

    If you’d like a new MA driver’s license or ID card showing your new address, you may apply for a duplicate. (See the “Replace Your MA Driver’s License/ ID Card” section below.)

    If you want your MA vehicle title or registration to display your new address, you may also request a duplicate. (See “Replace Your MA Vehicle Title or Registration” section below.)

    Online Address Change

    To change your address online, visit the Massachusetts Change of Address website. You’ll need to provide your:

    • MA driver’s license or ID card number.
    • Date of birth.
    • Full name.
    • Last 4 digits of your Social Security number (SSN).
    • New address in Massachusetts.

    You will receive a confirmation message and email if your online address change was successful.

    In-Person or By-Mail Address Change

    To change your address in person or by mail, you’ll need to:

    • Complete a Change of Address Form (form T10094).
    • Include the license plate numbers of any vehicle registration addresses you want to change.

    Either visit your local MA RMV office with the completed form, or mail it to:

    Registry of Motor Vehicles
    Change of Address
    PO Box 55889
    Boston, MA 02205

    By-Phone Address Change

    To change your address over the phone, call the Massachusetts RMV at:

    • (800) 858-3926.
    • (857) 368-8000 (from outside MA or in area codes 339, 617, 781, or 857).
    • Touch-tone (TTY): (877) 768-8833.

    NOTE: Call on Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to speak with a customer service representative.

    MA Driver’s License or ID Address Change

    If you want your new address to appear on your MA driver’s license or identification card, you can request a duplicate card online, in person or by phone.

    NOTE: If your MA driver’s license or ID card will expire within 1 year, you can renew your card to update your address. Please see our pages on Renewing Your MA License or Identification Cards in Massachusetts for more information.

    Online Replacement

    You can request a duplicate driver’s license or ID card online by visiting the MA RMV Duplicate Driver’s License website.

    You’ll need to provide:

    • Your name.
    • Your birth date.
    • Your Social Security number (SSN).
    • Payment. (See the “Fees to Update Your MA Address” section below.)

    You will receive your new card within 10 business days.

    NOTE: If the Massachusetts RMV online service determines you’re not eligible to order online, you can request a duplicate driver’s license or ID in person.

    In-Person Replacement

    To replace your MA driver’s license or ID card in person, visit your local MA RMV office and bring:

    NOTE: If your photo is not on file with the MA RMV, you’ll also need to prove your identity using documents such as your:

    • Social Security card.
    • Passport.
    • Out-of-state driver’s license or ID card.

    Photocopies will not be accepted. For more details, please see the complete list of accepted documents.

    By-Phone Replacement

    If your photo is on file with the Massachusetts RMV, you can request a duplicate MA driver’s license or ID card over the phone.

    Call the MA RMV at:

    • (800) 858-3926.
    • (857) 368-8000 (from outside MA or in area codes 339, 617, 781, or 857).
    • Touch-tone (TTY): (877) 768-8833.

    Make sure you have your credit card details ready to pay the required fee. (See the “Fees to Update Your MA Address” section below.)

    NOTE: Call on Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to speak with a customer service representative.

    MA Title and Registration Address Change

    Change Your Address on Your Vehicle Title

    If you would like to update your address as it appears on your title, you must:

    • Complete an Amending a Title or Adding a Lien Form (form T20065)
      • Get the form either online or in person.
    • Provide your original title.
    • Pay the correction fee. (See the “Fees to Update Your MA Address” section below.)

    You can take the materials above to your local MA RMV office in person, or mail them to:

    Attn: Title Correction Department
    Registry of Motor Vehicles
    P.O. Box 55885
    Boston, MA 02205

    Change Your Address on Your Registration

    If you want your registration certificate to display your new address, you can apply for a duplicate online, by mail, by phone, or in person.

    To apply for a duplicate registration online, visit the MA RMV Duplication Registration page. You’ll need to provide your:

    • License plate type.
    • Registration number.
    • MA driver’s license number.
    • Payment. (See the “Fees to Update Your MA Address” section below.)

    To apply by mail:

    • Write a letter that includes your vehicle's:
      • Year, make, model, and VIN number.
      • License plate number.
    • Send the letter and payment (see the “Fees to Update Your MA Address” section below) to:
    • Attn: Mail In Registration
      Registry of Motor Vehicles
      P.O. Box 55891
      Boston, MA 02205

    To apply by phone:

    Call the MA RMV at:

    • (800) 858-3926.
    • (857) 368-8000 (from outside MA or in area codes 339, 617, 781, or 857).
    • Touch-tone (TTY): (877) 768-8833.

    Have the following information ready:

    • Your vehicle’s year, make, model and VIN number.
    • License plate number.
    • Credit card information. (See the “Fees to Update Your MA Address” section below.)

    To apply for a duplicate in person, visit your local MA RMV office and:

    • Complete a Universal Form (available at your local MA RMV).
    • Pay the duplicate registration fee. (See the “Fees to Update Your MA Address” section below.)

    MA Voter Registration Address Change

    You can change your address on your voter registration when you apply for a MA driver’s license or ID card replacement. You can also register to vote if you aren’t already registered.

    You will need to complete the Voter Registration section on the Class D, M, or D/M License and ID Card Application(form T21042). See the “MA Driver’s License/ID Card Address Change” section above.

    New Massachusetts Residents

    If you’ve just moved to Massachusetts from out-of-state, you must apply for a MA driver’s license and register your vehicle.

    For more information, please see our pages on the following topics:

    Military and Out-of-State Students

    Military Members

    Out-of-state military members stationed in Massachusetts must have a current out-of-state driver’s license to operate a vehicle.

    • If your vehicle was titled and registered in your home state, you can keep your current out-of-state registration while stationed in MA as long as your car insurance meets the MA minimum requirements.
    • If your vehicle was titled and registered somewhere other than your home state, you must title and register your vehicle in MA within 30 days.

    MA military members returning to the state from active duty have 60 days to renew an expired driver’s license.

    Out-of-State Students

    If you’re a non-Massachusetts resident and living or commuting to Massachusetts for school, you must complete a Nonresident Driver Statement (Form T20098) each school year and return it to your school’s local police department.

    Your school will give you a windshield decal to display in your car.

    Fees to Update Your MA Address

    There is no cost to change your address on file with the Massachusetts RMV. Fees only apply when getting a new MA driver’s license, ID card, vehicle title, or registration.

    • Duplicate MA driver’s license: $25.
    • Duplicate MA ID card: $25.
    • Corrected vehicle title: $25.
    • Duplicate vehicle registration: $25.

    Visit the website for a full list of Mass RMV fees.

    Accepted Forms of Payment

    In-Person Transactions

    If you are visiting an MA RMV office in person, payments can be made with cash, checks, money orders, MasterCard, VISA, American Express, or Discover credit or debit cards.

    Online or Phone Transactions

    For online and phone transactions, the MA RMV accepts payment by MasterCard, VISA, American Express, or Discover credit or debit cards only.

    Mail Transactions

    Payments by mail can be made with a check or money order made payable to “MassDOT.”

    Changing Your Name in Massachusetts

    You must visit your local MA RMV office in person to change your name on your Massachusetts ID, driver’s license, vehicle registration, and title.

    For more information, please see our page on Changing Your Name in Massachusetts.

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