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How to Notify the Oklahoma DPS (DMV) of an Address Change?

How to change your address for your Oklahoma DPS (DMV)?

When looking to change your address for your Oklahoma DPS (DMV), you have two options to pick from:

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

If you are moving within, to or even from Oklahoma, you will need to update your address with the Department of Public Safety (DPS). The DPS is a government agency that handles everything related to vehicles and licenses. You can update your address in person at a DPS office in Oklahoma or by mail. It’s better to take care of all the paperwork beforehand, especially if you want to look for jobs and if you’ll be driving in your state. 

Oklahoma DPS requires you to update your address within 10 days of your move. You are required to update your vehicle registration information and driver’s license information.

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I’m moving within Oklahoma: How to change my address with the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety?

When you’re moving within your state, you are required to change your address with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) as soon as possible b requesting a duplicates. Every state has its own rules and policies. If you’re moving within Oklahoma, you are required to notify Service Oklahoma of a change of address within 10 days of your move.

When moving, there are a lot of things that you already need to take care of. You can easily miss out on important stuff like updates with the DPS which can become a problem afterwards. Some individuals are not aware of the documentation deadlines with the DPS. Since you just have 10 days to update your address with the Oklahoma DPS, there’s very little time to waste. 

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 an Oklahoma DPS change of address?

 

1. Online

You can complete your driver’s license change of address request online, just with a few clicks by visiting the Oklahoma government’s website within 10 days of your move.

 

2. In person

In Oklahoma, services to update your address online are not available, you can do it the old-fashioned way. You can visit your local driver’s license office and submit the address change form. You can also apply for replacement documents when you’re at the office.

 

The following are some of the major DPS offices and their address in Oklahoma:

Oklahoma City

Department of Motor Vehicles

3600 N Martin Luther King Ave, Oklahoma City, OK

Shawnee

Department of Motor Vehicles

1821 Airport Dr, Shawnee, OK

Find your local DPS field office

 

Step by step process

  1. Locate your nearest DPS office.
  2. Request for the change of address form and provide the requested information.
  3. You will be needing your current license and proof that your address has been changed.
  4. Same documents will be required for both, changing your address on your driver’s license and vehicle registration.
  5. A change of address in Oklahoma is free, but if you wish to get a new license with your updated address, it will cost you $25 for the process.

 

Documents required

  • Proof of signature
    • Oklahoma driver’s license or Oklahoma ID Card
  • Proof of residency
    • Deed/Title, Mortgage, Rental/Lease agreement
    • Bank Statement
  • Proof of social security number
  • Date of birth

 

I’m moving from another State to Oklahoma: How to change my address with the Oklahoma DPS (DMV)?

If you are moving from another state to Oklahoma, you need to get a new driver’s license from Oklahoma DPS (DMV). You must apply for a new license within 30 days and also register your vehicle within 30 days of 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 Oklahoma DPS in person to apply for a new driver’s license if you’re moving to Oklahoma from another state. 

As per the rules in various states, you can expect that the Oklahoma driver’s license for a new resident is only available for those individuals that do not have any outstanding revocations, suspensions, or cancellations on their out-of-state driver’s license. 

 

Steps to get a new driver’s license from the Oklahoma DPS:

  1. Locate your nearest DPS office.
  2. Ask for the application for a driver’s license.
  3. You’ll be required to surrender your current out-of-state license.
  4. You’ll need your ID number, date of birth, and SSN for it.
  5. Pass the vision exam and pay the fees.
  6. If you have a valid driver’s license, your written and driving tests will be waived.

 

It is important to note that the documents submitted should be original and no copies will be accepted. In addition, if the name of your proof of identity does not match the name on your current proof of identity, you will also be required to bring documents that legally prove that change of name.

 

Documents/Information required

  • Proof of signature
    • Oklahoma driver’s license or Oklahoma ID card (either document from the two)
  • Proof of residency
    • Deed/Title, mortgage, rental/lease agreement
    • Bank statement
  • Proof of social security number
  • Date of birth

Note: You cannot apply for a driver’s license or vehicle registration on phone, mail or online.

Oklahoma DPS (DMV) change of address

I’m moving from Oklahoma to another state: How to change my address with the Oklahoma DPS (DMV)?

You don’t need to update the Oklahoma DPS if you are moving from Oklahoma to another state. Your Oklahoma 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. Also, you will not be required to surrender your plates to the Oklahoma DPS.

Things to do when moving out of Oklahoma:

  • 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 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 DPS 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 Oklahoma Department of Public Safety:

  • Application for Oklahoma Certificate of Title for a Vehicle (Form 701-6).
  • 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 Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma DPS (DMV) of my move?

You must notify the Oklahoma DPS (DMV) of your move within 10 days of arrival in Oklahoma.

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?

After moving to another state from Oklahoma, you are not required to return your license plates to the Oklahoma DPS.

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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