Arkansas DMV Change of Address

Moving somewhere in Arkansas? Before you cruise around the new neighborhood, add updating the Arkansas DMV change of address form to your moving to-do list. In some states, you have less than 30 days to update your driving records and/or vehicle registration with the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV), so now’s the time to act!

But don’t worry — we’ve got your back. We’ve compiled everything you need to know about updating your driving records with your new residential or mailing address. You’ll be able to head out with the car keys from the day you officially call Arkansas home.

Where are you moving?

ARKANSAS DRIVER’S LICENSE CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Do I need to notify the State of Arkansas?

Yes.

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my driver’s license records?

No.

Will the State of Arkansas issue me a new driver’s license or ID card?

No. If you want your license to reflect your change of address, you must apply for a duplicate.

Where can I complete my driver’s license change of address?

You’ve got options! You can apply online, in person at any revenue office, or you can email your request to driverservices@dfa.arkansas.gov.

You can also mail your request here:

Driver’s License Issuance
Room 2120
P.O. Box 1272
Little Rock, AR 72203

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

If applying in person or by email:

If applying by mail:

Pro tip: You can use the same Arkansas DMV Change of Address Form to update your license and vehicle registration. Save some trees!

When do I need to complete my driver’s license change of address?

There’s no strict deadline, but why wait?

ARKANSAS VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to notify the State of Arkansas?

Yes.

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No.

Where can I complete my vehicle registration change of address?

You can update your registration online, or by contacting the Arkansas Office of Motor Vehicles.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

If updating your address online:

Pro tip: If your registration is already up for renewal, you can update your address when you renew.

When do I need to complete my vehicle registration change of address?

There’s no deadline, but the sooner the better.

ARKANSAS DRIVER’S LICENSE CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Do I need to get a new driver’s license?

Yes.

Where can I get a new driver’s license?

You can get a new license at any revenue office. We hate to say it, but services are not available online, however, you can preregister online to save time

What will I need?

When do I need to complete my driver’s license change of address?

You have 30 days to get an Arkansas license, so hop to the DMV to get your address changed!

Do I need to take a driving test?

If your license is still valid, then no testing is required! If your license has been expired for less than 30 days, you will need to take a written and vision test. If your license has been expired for 31 days or more, you will need to take a written, vision, and driving test.

Is there a fee?

Yes, it will cost $40 to get an Arkansas license.

ARKANSAS VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to register my vehicle?

Yes.

Where can I register my vehicle?

You must register your vehicle in person at any revenue office or online through Arkansas’ MyDMV.

What will I need?

When do I need to register my vehicle?

You have 30 days to register your vehicle upon moving to Arkansas, so get on it!

Is there a fee?

We don’t fault you for asking. Fees vary. See the Arkansas motor vehicle registration fee schedule for more information.

Is an emission test required?

No.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes, you must have minimum liability insurance valid in the state of Arkansas.

ARKANSAS DRIVER’S LICENSE CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Do I need to notify the State of Arkansas?

No. When you get a license in your new state, the State of Arkansas will automatically cancel your old license.

ARKANSAS VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to notify the State of Arkansas?

No.

Will filling out an official U.S. Postal Service Change of Address Form update my vehicle registration records?

No.

Do I need to return my license plates?

Nope! Save them for the grandkids.

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Contact Information
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration Office of Motor Vehicles
(501) 682-4692
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration Office of Driver Services
(501) 371-5581
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