Kentucky DMV Change of Address

Moving somewhere in Kentucky? Before you cruise around the new neighborhood, add updating the Kentucky 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 Kentucky home.

Where are you moving?

KENTUCKY DRIVER’S LICENSE CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

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 Kentucky issue me a new driver’s license or ID card?

Yes.

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

You’ll need to visit the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

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

Act fast — you’ll need to report your Kentucky DMV change of address within 10 days of your move.

KENTUCKY VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

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’ll need to visit the Circuit Court Clerk’s office in the owner’s county. Unfortunately, services are not available online.

What will I need when I notify the DMV?

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

Don’t sit on it — you’ll need to report your Kentucky DMV change of address within 10 days of your move.

KENTUCKY 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 driver’s license at the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. We hate to say it, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

When do I need to get a new driver’s license?

Act fast — you’ll need to visit the Kentucky Department of Motor Vehicle office within 30 days of your move.

Do I need to take a driving test?

Nope, save your real driving skills for the road.

Is there a fee?

Ah, the age-old question. Costs vary. Visit the Kentucky Driver’s License pricing page for more information.

KENTUCKY VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to register my vehicle?

Yes.

Where can I register my vehicle?

You’ll need to visit the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. Sorry to say, but services are not available online.

What will I need?

When do I need to register my vehicle?

Don’t sit on it — you’ll need to register your vehicle within 15 days of your move.

Is there a fee?

We don’t fault you for asking. Costs vary. Contact your county’s Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for more information.

Is an emission test required?

No.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Kentucky’s Mandatory Insurance Requirements page for more information.

KENTUCKY DRIVER’S LICENSE CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

No. When you receive a license from the state you’re moving to, Kentucky will automatically cancel your driver’s license.

KENTUCKY VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to notify the state of Kentucky?

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 — go ahead and save them for the grandkids.

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Contact Information

Kentucky Motor Vehicle

1-502-564-1257

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