If you are moving within, to or even from Delaware, 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 in person and by mail at a DMV office in Delaware.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.
Delaware DMV requires you to update your address within 30 days of your move. You are required to update your vehicle registration information and driver’s license information.
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 Delaware, you are required to update your address with DMV within 30 days of your move.
When you’re 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 DMV which can become a problem afterward. Some individuals are not aware of the documentation deadlines with the DMV. Since you just have 30 days to update your address with the Delaware DMV, 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 a Delaware DMV change of address?
In Delaware, services to update your address online are not available, you can do it the old-fashioned way. You can visit your local Delaware DMV 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 Delaware:
Department of Motor Vehicles
303 Transportation Cir, Dover, DE
Department of Motor Vehicles
23737 DuPont Blvd. S. Bedford St. Extended, Georgetown, DE
Department of Motor Vehicles
2101 Mid County Dr, New Castle, DE
Note: You cannot update your address online in Delaware.
In Delaware, you can also change your address by mail. It’s quite an easy process and can be completed conveniently without any effort. The Delaware DMV only requests you to fill out the address change application and send it over to their mailing address.
Following are the steps required to update your address via mail in Delaware.
Division of Motor Vehicles,
ATTN: Change of Address,
P.O. Box 698, Dover, DE 19903.
If you are moving from another state to Delaware, you need to get a new driver’s license from the Delaware DMV. You must apply for a new license within 60 days and also register your vehicle within 60 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 Delaware DMV in person to apply for a new driver’s license. *This visit must particularly be made at the DMV office in New Castle, Dover, Wilmington or Georgetown.
As per the rules in various states, you can expect that the Delaware 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.
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.
Note: You cannot apply for a driver’s license or vehicle registration on phone, mail or online.
As an out-of-state driver, it is mandatory visit the Delaware DMV if you are planning to:
If you have bought your car from a dealership and you are moving to Delaware, you will be required to bring a dealer’s invoice. You will be required to bring a lease agreement in case your car is on lease. In addition, your vehicle will also have to pass the safety and emission inspection at the DMV.
You don’t need to update the Delaware DMV if you are moving from Delaware to another state. Your Delaware 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. However, You will be required to surrender your plates to the Delaware DMV.
Here are the documents you need to update your address with the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles:
You must notify the Delaware DMV within 30 days of your move.
No, you will not be required to take the driving test when moving to Delaware from another state.
No, filling out an official U.S. postal service change of address form will not update the information on your DMV records.
Yes, you are required to return your license plates to the Delaware DMV when moving to a different state.
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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