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    South Carolina makes a name and/or address change for your driver's license an easy process but you must do it quickly. The state requires you to register a name or address change within 10 days.

    You can change your address either in person, online through the state's DMV Public Services website, or by mail. This will change your DMV records ONLY. If you want replacement documents (such as a driver's license or vehicle registration), you will need to complete additional forms and pay replacement fees. See "Replacement Documents" below.

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    In Person or By Mail

    When changing your address in person, take a completed Application for Name and/or Address Change, Date of Birth and/or Social Security Correction, or Special Mailing (Form 4057) to your local South Carolina DMV office. or mail it to:

    DMV Alternative Media Office
    P.O. Box 1498
    Blythewood, SC 29016


    To change your address online, visit the South Carolina DMV Address Change website. You will need to enter your driver's license or ID card number and Social Security number (SSN). Once you've changed your address, you will have the option to also order a replacement driver's license or ID card showing your new address.

    Replacement Documents

    If you'd like to order duplicate documents showing your new address, you'll also need to submit the following forms and payment:

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