Change of Address in North DakotaPage Overview
Continue reading this page to find out how to change your address with the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT).
If you’ve recently changed your address in North Dakota, you’ll need to notify the NDDOT either online or by calling (701) 328-2725.
NOTE: If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL), you’ll need to change your address in person at a NDDOT office.
To change your address online, use the NDDOT’s driver’s license address change system. You will need to provide your:
- Full name.
- Driver’s license/ID card number.
- Date of birth.
This will change your driver’s license/ID card records only. If you’d like an updated card showing your new address, you’ll need to apply for a replacement. See our Replacing a License in North Dakota page for instructions.
If you own a vehicle, you’ll also need to change your vehicle registration address.
To change your address on motor vehicle record, either use the NDDOT’s address change system, or call (701) 328-2725. You will need your current registration or renewal notice.
If you’d like an updated registration card or certificate of title, you can order duplicates once you’ve changed your address. See our following pages for more information:
NOTE: You’ll need to change your address on your ND driver’s license separately. See above.
Once you’ve changed your address on your NDDOT records and you’d like updated documents showing your new address, you’ll need to pay the following fees:
- Driver’s license/ID card: $3.
- Registration card: $2.
- Title certificate: $5.
When you become a resident of North Dakota, there are a number of tasks you’ll need to complete with the ND Department of Transportation (NDDOT).
Use our handy New to North Dakota guide to get you started.
Transfer Your Out-of-State Driver’s License
If you’re new to North Dakota, you will be able to use your out-of-state driver’s license for up to 60 days only. After this time, if you wish to continue driving in the state, you’ll need to obtain a ND driver’s license.
NOTE: If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) you will need to obtain a ND CDL within 30 days of moving to the state.
You will need to visit your local NDDOT office and provide:
- Proof of your:
- Date of birth.
- Legal presence in the U.S.
- Payment for the required fee.
Complete application information can be found on our following pages:
- Applying for a New License (Drivers 18+)
- Applying for a New License (Teen Drivers)
- Applying for a New CDL
Register Your Out-of-State Car
Once you become a resident of North Dakota, you’ll need to register your car with the NDDOT.
You’ll need to visit your local NDDOT office with:
- Your current certificate of title.
- Payment for the required fees.
- Other required documents and application forms.
Visit our Car Registration page for more information.
If you’ve recently changed your name, you’ll need to update your information on NDDOT records. Visit your local NDDOT office and submit the required documents and payment for replacement documents.
For more information, see our Changing Your Name in North Dakota page.