DMV Moving FAQs

When moving to a new state it's important to update your vehicle registration and insurance in order to legally drive.

To update your car insurance, you must notify your provider of your new address. Depending on where you move, your insurance rates may increase. Shop around for new quotes to make sure you don't overpay.


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Moving from one to state to another or even moving within the same state can cause some confusion when it comes to the DMV, your driver’s license, and your vehicle registration. 

We’ve compiled some of the most common questions people have when it comes to making a move and completing the necessary transactions with the department of motor vehicles. 

Help eliminate some of the stress from your move by understanding exactly what you’ll need to take care of at the DMV. 

Questions we cover include:

  • Do drivers moving to a new state have to retake the written test again?
  • What do you do about your out-of-state driver’s license when moving to a new state?
  • How long do you have to apply for a driver’s license when moving?
  • How long do you have to apply for a title and registration for your vehicle when moving?
  • Is there anything you need to do with your old state DMV after moving?
  • How long do you have to notify the DMV when you change your address?

Select your state below to find the answers specific to you!