Michigan Drivers License Change of Address 

Have you recently moved to Michigan, or have you changed residences within the state? The Secretary of State (SOS) recommends that you update this information as soon as possible. We've collected information to help save you time when changing the address on your drivers license in Michigan. Select from the options below to get started. 

1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

Application assistance services can simplify the process for many SOS related services for a fee, including: renewing your license, applying for a license, registering a vehicle, replacing your license, changing your address and more. In addition to assistance in preparing official forms, the value added services and products you will receive include a comprehensive Easy Guide™ containing information relevant to your service needs; 30 days of both emergency Roadside Assistance and the Repair Assist consultation service from Road America. Other benefits include an ongoing monthly newsletter and a quarterly magazine covering important updates that affect drivers, important safety tips, trends, legislative updates and ways to save money on vehicle-related services.

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the SOS in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local SOS.

3: Via a SOS office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local SOS office. Varying SOS offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the SOS closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your SOS allows you to make a personal appointment.




 

You have several options when you want to change your address on your Michigan drivers license. You can do this online, through the mail or in person. 

Online

It now might be possible to complete a Michigan change of address online.
You will need:

  • The last four digits of your Social Security number
  • Your Michigan driver's license or state ID card number
  • Your date of birth and eye color

The change of address will be applied by the secretary of state to all your documents on file. 

You can't get a change of address if you:

  • Ordered a duplicate of a driver's license, state ID card, title or disability parking placard the same day
  • Submitted a change of address within the last 10 days

Mail:

Use this form to change your address.

Mail your completed form to:

Michigan Department of State
PO Box 30764
Lansing, MI  48909-8264

In Person

If you are changing your address at any branch office, bring your personal ID or your drivers license with you. There will be a sticker issued that you can put on the back of your license or your ID card which indicates your new address.

Changing Your Address When Moving From Another State

If you have recently moved from another state, you might want to consider acquiring a new license in order to reflect your new address. For more information on changing your address on your new drivers license, click here.

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