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Before you start the process to change your address on your Washington driver's license, note that you must do so within 10 days of moving, and the process you'll follow depends on what kind of license you have.
You can also update your address online. You can either update your records, free of charge, or order an updated EDL.
When you change your address on your regular driver's license, you can choose to only notify the Department of Licensing so your records can be updates, or you can get a new license showing your updated address.
Fill out a Driver License Change of Address (Form DLE-520-039) and mail it to:
Department of Licensing
P.O. Box 9030
Olympia, WA 98507
This process is free. As a bonus, you can update the address on your voter registration records at the same time.
You will not be issued a new license. Instead, you can simply write your new address on the back of your driver's license or ID. You can do this with your car's registration as well.
Notification with a New License
If you want a new license with your new address on it, you'll have to apply for a duplicate driver's license. See our Replacing a Lost License in Washington page.
You can change your address on your vehicle registration either:
If you need to change your address on your boat registration, you must do so in person. You cannot update your address online.
Your address will be updated on WA DOL records only. If you would like an updated registration or title, you must request one in person and pay the appropriate fee. For more information, visit the Washington DOL website.