How to change your address for your Connecticut DMV?
If you are moving within, to or even from Connecticut, 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.
The Connecticut DMV requires you to update your address within 48 hours of moving. You are required to update your address on your identification card, driver’s license, vehicle registration and vehicle title.
If you’re moving within the state of Connecticut, you will be required to notify the DMV within 48 hours after the change of address. You will have to change your address with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
You will be required to update your driver’s license or pay for a replacement card. Once the Connecticut DMV is informed regarding your new address, you can simply correct the address on your registration card by crossing out the old one and filling out the new address. You can also apply for a replacement.
The fee for making a duplicate license is $30 and for the registration card it’s $20.
So how can you apply for a Connecticut DMV change of address?
This is one of the most convenient options available, considering that you have your Connecticut driver’s license, ID, date of birth and a Social Security Number (SSN). You can easily update your address with just a few clicks.
To change your address online, visit the DMV website.
You will be required to provide your social security number, your Connecticut driver’s license or Connecticut non-driver ID number, date of birth, current address on file with DMV and your first and last name as mentioned on your driver’s license.
1. Visit the Connecticut DMV website and fill in the online change of address form.
The online DMV change of address is only applicable under certain conditions. You can also change your address in person at the Connecticut DMV office.
Following are some of the major DMV offices and their address in Connecticut:
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
60 State St, Wethersfield, CT
Department of Motor Vehicles
151 Torrington Rd, Winsted, CT
Department of Motor Vehicles
1557 Main St, Willimantic, CT
DMV Change of Address Unit,
60 State Street, Wethersfield,
If you are moving from another state to Connecticut, you need to get a new driver’s license and update your vehicle’s registration too. You have 30 days to apply for a driver’s license and 60 days to work on the process of registering your vehicle in Connecticut.
You will have to visit the Connecticut DMV in person to apply for a new driver’s license.
You can drive around Connecticut for 30 days if you have a valid, unexpired learner license from another U.S. state. You have to visit the DMV and visit their field office to apply for a new license.
To update your address on the driver’s license, you will need the following documents:
If you’re moving out of Connecticut to another state, on a permanent basis, you will be required to register your vehicle and apply for a new license in your new state. Once you register, you’ll have to cancel your registration in your current state. You will also be required to surrender your license plates.
Note: You can also mail your plates to the Department of Motor Vehicles, 60 State St. Wethersfield, CT 06161 with the subject Attn: Plate Return.
You can request for the refund form by calling (860) 263-5700 or have it mailed to you.
Be sure that you notify the Connecticut DMV within 48 hours of your move when moving within Connecticut.
You don’t need to take a driving test when moving to Connecticut.
Yes, you have to pay for all your vehicles. You can visit the fees page to see the vehicle registration fee for each type of vehicle.
No, filling out an official U.S. postal service change of address form will not update your address in the DMV records.
If you’re moving out of Connecticut, cancel your registration once you’ve registered your vehicle in your new state and have new license plates on your vehicle. You can surrender your license plates in the nearest DMV office.
Changing your name and address are two different processes. You can request for a name change and address change separately through the Connecticut DMV website.
Or, you can do both at the same time when applying for a new driver’s license or ID.
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