Montana DMV Change of Address

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

To begin, select from the following

MONTANA DRIVER’S LICENSE CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Do I need to notify the state of Montana?

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 Montana 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 complete your Montana DMV change of address by mail:

Motor Vehicle Division

Records Section

P.O. Box 201430

Helena, MT 59620-1430

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 change of address within 10 days of your move.

MONTANA VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to notify the state of Montana?

Yes, but if you change your address on your driver’s license record, your vehicle registration record will automatically be updated. Montana residents moving to another county may continue to use their current plates until their annual registration renewal is due. The current registration and plates remain active until the registration expires. At that time, the customer needs to renew their vehicle registration and update their address with their new county treasurer’s office.

Where can I complete my vehicle registration change of address?

You’ll need to complete your change of address with the MVD’s Driver Services Bureau.:

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 Montana DMV change of address within 10 days of your move.

MONTANA 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’ll need to visit the Montana Motor Vehicle Division. 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?

You’ll need to visit the Montana Department of Motor Vehicle office within 60 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 by age and length of license, check out the Driver Licenses and ID page for more information..

MONTANA 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 Montana Motor Vehicle Division. 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 60 days of your move.

Is there a fee?

We don’t fault you for asking. Costs vary. Visit the fees schedule for more information.

Is an emission test required?

No.

Is proof of liability insurance required?

Yes. Visit Montana’s Minimum Liability Insurance Law for more information.

MONTANA DRIVER’S LICENSE CHANGE OF ADDRESS

Do I need to notify the state of Montana?

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

MONTANA VEHICLE REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

Do I need to notify the state of Montana?

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.

Contact Information
Montana Motor Vehicle Division
1-406-444-3933