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    SUMMARY: How to Change Your Name in Vermont

    Changing your address on your DMV records can be done online, by mail, or in person at a DMV office. If you have a CDL or enhanced driver’s license/ID card, you must change your address in person. If you’d like updated documents showing your new address, you will need to apply for replacements and pay the required fee/s.

    Continue reading this page to learn how to change your address with the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

    Change Your Address with the VT DMV

    If you’ve moved to another address, you must notify the Vermont DMV within 30 days. You can change your address:

    NOTE: If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL), an enhanced driver’s license (EDL) or enhanced ID card, you must change your address in person. See below for instructions.

    Changing your address will update your DMV records only. If you’d like replacement documents showing your new address, you’ll need to apply for duplicates.

    Online

    To change your address online, visit the Vermont DMV express website. You will need to enter your DMV ID number (same as your driver’s license number) to log on to the system.

    NOTE: Make sure you use the correct ID number to log in. If you use your license plate number to log in, you won’t be able to change your address.

    At a Kiosk

    The following Vermont DMV offices have kiosks available for you to change your address:

    • Bennington.
    • South Burlington.
    • Montpelier.
    • Newport.
    • Rutland.
    • Springfield.

    This option is useful if you don’t have Internet access.

    You will follow a similar process as changing your address online.

    By Mail or In Person

    To change your address on your Vermont DMV records by mail or in person, you will need to complete the Duplicate/Corrected Registration/License or Learner Permit (Form TA-VL-15).

    Take the form to your local VT DMV office in person, or mail it to:

    Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
    120 State St.
    Montpelier, VT 05603

    NOTE: If you want to convert to a REAL ID compliant driver’s license or ID card, you’ll also need to provide proof of your:

    • Identity and date of birth.
    • Social Security number (SSN).
    • Vermont residency.

    Please see the application form for more information.

    Driver’s License/ID Card Address Change

    Once you’ve changed your VT DMV records ( see above), you have the option of applying for a replacement driver’s license or ID card showing your new address. There is a fee for this service.

    For instructions, visit our following pages:

    If you need to change your address on your CDL or enhanced driver’s license/ID card, you’ll need to appear in person at a VT DMV office. You’ll need:

    If you are applying for an enhanced driver’s license/ID card, you’ll also need to provide proof of your:

    • U.S. citizenship.
    • Social Security number (SSN).

    Vehicle Title & Registration Address Change

    If you’d like updated motor vehicle documents showing your new address, you’ll need to apply for replacements.

    Complete instructions can be found on these pages:

    Fees to Change Your VT Address

    There is no fee to change your address on your DMV records. You wil only pay a fee if you wish to have your documents reflect your new address.

    • Driver’s license: $15.
    • Learner’s permit: $17.
    • ID card: $15.
      • Fee will be decreased to $5 if you receive Social Security income.
    • CDL: $13.
    • Vehicle registration: $15.
      • If you have a boat or other special vehicle, your fees will vary.
    • Certificate of title: $20.

    NOTE: Enhanced driver’s licenses and ID cards may cost an additional $25.

    New Vermont Residents

    Once you move to Vermont, you need to transfer your out-of-state driver’s license within 60 days. You will need to visit your local VT DMV office, surrender your out-of-state driver’s license, provide other documents, and pay the required fee.

    If you have a car from your previous state, you’ll also need to transfer the registration to Vermont within 60 days. More information can be found on our Car Registration in Vermont page.

    Change Your Name in VT

    If you’ve recently changed your name, you’ll need to update your DMV records and obtain replacement documents showing your new name. You’ll need to visit your local Vermont DMV office and show proof of your name change, such as your:

    • Court order.
    • Marriage certificate.
    • Divorce decree.

    More information, including fees, can be found on our Changing Your Name page.

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