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How to Notify the Kansas DMV of an Address Change?

How to change your address for your Kansas DMV?

When looking to change your address for your Kansas DMV, you have three options to pick from:

Keep reading to learn more with our step-by-step guide.

If you are moving within, to or even from Kansas, you will need to update your address with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). DMV is a state-level government agency that handles everything related to vehicles and licenses. You can update your address online, in person and by mail.

Kansas DMV requires you to update your address within 10 days of moving. You are required to update your vehicle registration information and driver’s license information.

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I’m moving within Kansas: How to change my address with the Kansas DMV?

When you’re moving within your state, you are required to change your address with the department of motor vehicles (DMV) as soon as possible. Every state has their own rules and policies. If you’re moving within Kansas, you are required to update your address with DMV within 10 days of your move.

Because updating your address is so crucial, many states have narrowed the process significantly. To update your address on your license and on other documents, you should be aware of the steps that are to be followed in your state.

So how can you apply for a Kansas DMV change of address?

 

1. Online

In Kansas, you can complete the driver’s license change of address request online, just with a few clicks. It is one of the most convenient options available, considering that you have your Kansas driver’s license, ID, date of birth and a social security number (SSN).

Step by step process

  1. Visit the Kansas Department of Revenue website and fill in the change of address form.
    Kansas DMV Change of address
  2. Fill in your credentials and follow through the process to update your address.
  3. If any additional documents are needed, scan and upload them.
  4. You will need your old driver’s license, your social security card, your birth certificate and two documents that show your new address i.e., bank statement or utility bills.
  5. You will be required to take a printout of your confirmation.

Note: Through this process, you can only update your address on the system. You will have to visit the DMV office in person to obtain an updated credential with your new address.

 

2. In person

If you are not eligible for the online address change or just want to do it the old-fashioned way, you can take an appointment with your local driver license office and submit the address change form. You can also apply for replacement documents when you’re at the office.

Following are some of the major DMV office and their address in Kansas:

Topeka

Department of Motor Vehicles

500 SW Van Buren St, Topeka, KS

Topeka

Department of Motor Vehicles

300 SW 10th Ave Ste 241S, Topeka, KS

Wichita

Department of Motor Vehicles

555 N Woodlawn St, Wichita, KS

Find your local DMV field office

Step by step process

  1. Locate your nearest DMV office.
  2. Submit the completed change of address form.
  3. Provide the information requested on the form.

Documents required

  • Proof of signature
    • Kansas driver’s license, Kansas ID Card (any one document from the two)
  • Proof of residency
    • Deed/Title, Mortgage, Rental/Lease agreement
    • Bank statement
  • Proof of social security number
  • Date of birth

 

3. By mail

In Kansas, you can also change your address by mail. It’s quite an easy process and can be completed conveniently without any effort. The Kansas DMV requests not to include commas or periods while mailing for an address change.

 Following are the steps required to update your address via mail in Kansas.

Step by step process

  • Fill in the change of address form.
  • Mail the form to

Driver Solutions,
P.O. Box 2021,
Topeka, KS 66612

  • You will require your full name, your date of birth, your new mailing address and your KS ID card and driver’s license number.

 

I’m moving from another State to Kansas: How to change my address with the Kansas DMV?

If you are moving from another state to Kansas, you need to get a new driver’s license from the Kansas DMV. You have 90 daysto apply for a new driver’s license and 90 daysto register your vehicle after establishing residency, considering you have a valid, unexpired driver’s license from another U.S. state.

Sorry to break it to you but you will have to visit the Kansas DMV in person to apply for a new driver’s license. You can visit the office addresses mentioned in the moving to Kansas part.

Steps to get a new driver’s license from the Kansas DMV:

  1. Locate your nearest Kansas DMV office.
  2. You’ll be required to surrender your current out-of-state license.
  3. You’ll need your ID number, date of birth, and SSN for it.
  4.  Pass the vision exam and pay the required fee.
  5. If you have a valid driver’s license, your written and driving tests will be waived.
  6. For vehicle registration, you will have to go for a vehicle inspection, you can do that at the Kansas Highway Patrol site. You can then get your registration at the county treasurer’s office .

Documents/Information required

  • Proof of signature
    • Kansas driver’s license, Kansas ID Card (any one document from the two)
  • Proof of residency
    • Deed/Title, Mortgage, Rental/Lease agreement
    • Bank statement
  • Proof of social security number
  • Date of birth

 

DMV Change of address, Konza Prairie, Kansas, United States

I’m moving from Kansas to another State: How to change my address with the Kansas DMV?

You don’t need to update the Kansas DMV if you are moving from Kansas to another state. Your Kansas driver’s license will be canceled as soon as you receive a new one from the state you’re moving to. The same goes for your vehicle registration as well, and you will not need to surrender your license plates as well.

However, you can update your address online, as mentioned in the ‘moving within’ Kansas section. You will be required to provide your email address so that the DMV can notify you if there is any problem with the information provided.

Things to do when moving out of Kansas:

  • Apply for a new driver’s license, the time-limit for the process varies from state to state. However, most states require this to be completed within 30 to 60 days of establishing residency. 
  • Apply for a vehicle registration, the time-limit for this process also varies from state to state. 
  • You will have to apply for the driver’s license and vehicle registration by visiting the DMV office of the state you have moved to. Note that the requirements will vary according to the state you’ve moved to.

 

What are the documents required?

Here are the documents you need to update your address with the Kansas Department of Motor Vehicles:

  • Application for change of address form.
  • Your new and old address
  • License plate number
  • Last four digits of your VIN and SSN
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or if you are not a U.S. Citizen, evidence of lawful presence.
  • SSN and I.D.
  • Proof of Kansas residency
  • Current vehicle registration
  • Proof of liability insurance 
  • Proof of inspection
  • Proof of ownership

 

Frequently asked questions about DMV change of address

When should I notify the Kansas DMV of my move?

You must notify the DMV within 10 days of your move.

Do I need to take a driving test?

No, you will not be required to take the driving test. 

Will filling out an official U.S. postal service change of address form update my vehicle registration records?

No, filling out an official U.S. postal service change of address form will not update the information on your DMV records. 

After moving to another state, do I need to return the license plates?

You will not have to surrender your vehicle registration and plates to the Kansas DMV.

Can I change my name and address on my driving licence at the same time?

You can only change your name and address simultaneously if you’re applying for a new license or ID. Otherwise, both the processes require separate procedures. 

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