Changing Your Address in New Jersey
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When you relocate, you should report your address change within one week to the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC). The MVC lets you change your address online, provided you have moved within the state.
Once you have submitted the online form, you will receive confirmation of your address change from the MVC in the mail within three weeks. This will be accompanied by new-address stickers to adhere to the back of your license, ID card, and vehicle registration. You will not be issued new documents.
If you are unable to report your change of address online, contact your local MVC Agency.
If you are relocating to New Jersey from another state, you should apply for a New Jersey driver's license within 60 days or before your current license expires, whichever comes first. You also will need to change the title and registration for any vehicle you own.
If you have changed your name and you want a new license that reflects this, you'll need to appear in person at an MVC Agency with proof of your identification and proof of your new name. This can include a civil marriage certificate, divorce decree showing both old and new names, or court order documenting the name change. After paying an $11 duplicate fee, you'll be issued a new, updated license.
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