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    Change Of Address in Pennsylvania

    If you move within Pennsylvania, you must notify the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) of your new street address within 15 days. Notification is simple and can be made online, by mail, in person, or by phone.

    Different processes may be required for:

    • Military and government employees.
    • Commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders.
    • Replacement driver’s licenses.
    • Changes to vehicle titles and registration.

    PA License & Registration Address Change

    You can update your change of address for both your Pennsylvania driver’s license and your vehicle registration records online, by mail, or in person.

    Within 10 business days you should receive your:

    • PA Driver’s License/ID Update Card to carry with your driver’s license.
    • New vehicle registration card.

    Since you will receive a Driver’s License/ID Update Card, you will not receive a replacement Pennsylvania driver’s license or ID card. If you’d like a replacement card showing your new address, follow the instructions on our Replacing a Lost License in Pennsylvania page.

    No fee is required to update your driver’s license and registration records only. Fees only apply if you want a replacement license with your new address on it (see the “Fees to Change Your Address in PA” section below).

    If you check the box allowing PennDOT to make the change of address for your voter registration, you will receive a new voter registration card from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation.

    Online

    Driver’s License

    To update your Pennsylvania driver’s license online, visit the Online Driver’s License/Photo ID Login page.

    You will need your:

    • PA driver's license number.
    • Printer.

    You can print your own temporary card (Driver’s License/ID Update Card) showing your new address to carry with your PA driver’s license until your permanent Driver’s License/ID Update Card arrives.

    Vehicle Registration

    To update your Pennsylvania vehicle registration address online, visit the Online Vehicle Services Login page.

    You will need your:

    • Vehicle title number.
    • License plate number.
    • Insurance company name and policy start/end dates.
    • Odometer reading.
    • PA driver's license number.
    • Printer.

    You can print a temporary update card to keep with your PA vehicle registration until your new registration card arrives.

    By Mail

    If you’re updating your address on your Pennsylvania driver’s license only, you will need a completed Non-commercial Driver’s License/Identification Card/Learner’s Permit Application to Renew/Replace/Change/Correct (Form DL-31).

    • Remember to select “Update Card” on Section B of the form to avoid delays.

    Return your completed form to:

    PennDOT
    P.O. Box 68272
    Harrisburg, PA 17106-8272

    You will need a completed Change of Address (Form MV-63) if you’re changing your address on:

    • Your PA vehicle registration only.
      OR
    • Both your PA driver’s license and vehicle registration.

    Send the completed form to the address specified on the form.

    In Person

    To change your address on your PA driver’s license and vehicle registration, visit a:

    You will need a completed Change of Address (Form MV-63).

    NOTE: Online messenger services are private contractors and charge a range of fees for their services. Contact your local service center for exact fees.

    Certificate of Title Address Change

    If you have moved to a new address in Pennsylvania, you’ll need to update your vehicle certificate of title by requesting a duplicate. Follow the instructions on our Replacing a Lost Title in Pennsylvania page.

    A new certificate of title will cost you $50.00.

    CDL Address Change

    You can update or change your Pennsylvania address on your commercial driver’s license (CDL) by mail or in person.

    You cannot complete a CDL PA change of address online.

    The fee for changing the address change on a PA CDL is $27.50 ($32.50 with a Class M endorsement) and you will receive an updated Pennsylvania CDL.

    By Mail

    To change your address on your PA CDL by mail, you will need:

    NOTE: Be sure to sign the form in the presence of a notary.

    Return your completed form and payment to the address on the form.

    Within 10 business days, you should receive your updated CDL showing your new PA change of address.

    NOTE: If the DMV does not have a digital photo of you on file, they will send you a notification (Camera Card) to have your photo taken at a PA Driver’s License Center. You should receive the change of address notification by mail within 10 business days.

    In Person

    To change your address on your PA CDL, visit either a:

    NOTE: Online messenger services are private contractors and charge a range of fees for their services. Contact your local PA service center for exact fees.

    You will need a:

    Fees to Change Your Address in PA

    To change your address on your driver’s license and vehicle documents in Pennsylvania, it will cost you the following fees:

    • Driver’s license/ID records only: Free.
    • Vehicle registration: Free.
    • Certificate of title: $50.00.
    • Driver’s license/CDL replacement card: $27.50.
      • With motorcycle endorsement: $32.50.

    Accepted Payment Methods

    Transactions made in person or by mail must be paid for by check or money order made payable to “PennDOT”. The Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg also accepts cash.

    PennDOT accepts no other forms of payment.

    For online transactions, payment must be made using the following credit or debit cards only:

    • VISA.
    • MasterCard.
    • American Express.
    • Discover.

    Military/Government Change of Address Exemptions

    Driver’s License

    You do not need to change or update a PA driver’s license if you are out of state, but returning to a PA address.

    This exemption applies to:

    • Active duty military personnel (including spouses and dependents).
    • Federal and PA government employees (including spouses and dependents).

    If you’re unsure if you’re returning to PA, or you want a PA driver’s license with your out-of-state or international address, complete BOTH:

    You can submit your application and payment (see the “Fees to Change Your Address in PA” section above) to PennDOT online, by mail, or in person. Follow the instructions on our Replacing a Lost License in Pennsylvania page.

    Vehicle Registration

    You do not need to update your PA vehicle registration if you are keeping a PA address while living/working out of state.

    If you are not keeping a Pennsylvania address or you want to change the address on your vehicle registration, complete BOTH:

    You can submit your application online, by mail, or in person. See the “PA License & Registration” section above for more information.

    New Residents in Pennsylvania

    If you are moving to Pennsylvania, you must apply for a PA:

    • Driver’s license/ID card.
    • Vehicle title.
    • Vehicle registration.

    You have 60 days to get a Pennsylvania driver’s license after moving into the state.

    You have 20 days to title and register your vehicle in Pennsylvania after moving into the state.

    NOTE: If you are bringing a car to PA, you must get your Pennsylvania driver’s license BEFORE you apply for a new title or registration.

    For more information, see our following pages:

    Changing Your Name in PA

    In addition to a change of address, if you have changed your name due to marriage, divorce, or a court order, you must update your information with PennDOT.

    For more information on changing your name on your PA driver’s license or ID card, vehicle registration, and certificate of title, see our Changing Your Name in Pennsylvania page.

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