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Change Address on License

So it seems that you have recently moved from one residence to another. And by doing so, you have probably noticed that there are a number of responsibilities that you have just taken up, including submitting address change requests with all of the important parties that you deal with on a regular basis.

That means that you will need to contact the United States Postal Service. You are going to have to call your newspaper publisher, your magazine companies, and more. But, in the shuffle to get all of this done, you must remember to change address on DMV documents, especially your SC drivers license, within 10 days of your move. Fortunately, there are three different ways that you can complete this process. You can apply in person, online and by mail.

How to Change Address on Drivers Licenses in Person

If you decide that you would prefer to submit your SC address change request in person, the process is simple. You simply need to take a trip to your local South Carolina DMV office, and provide a number of documents.

First of all, make sure that you have a completed an Application for Name and/or Address Change, Date of Birth and/or Social Security Correction, or Special Mailing when you get there. This is the one form that you need to have filled out in order to change address on drivers license documents. Once you have completed the application, you can visit a local DMV office with payment for a duplicate drivers license and proof of your new residency, identity, and Social Security Number.

How to Change Address on Drivers Licenses Online

If you decide that you would like to complete the SC address change checklist online in an effort to save time and money, you should visit the South Carolina's DMV Address Change website. Once you arrive at the appropriate page, you will have to input your South Carolina driver license number and your Social Security Number. Then, you will be able to submit your drivers license address change request without a problem.

In addition, once you have done so, you will be able to order a South Carolina drivers license replacement, which will show your new address on it. It is important for you to keep in mind that you have the option to either update your file with the Department of Motor Vehicles in South Carolina or order a completely new drivers license. You are not required to do the latter.

To obtain this new driving license in SC, fill out an Application for Non-Commercial Credential and pay the $10 fee at a local DMV office in person or by mail.

How to Change Address on Drivers Licenses by Mail

Your final option when it comes to address changing is to mail in your South Carolina address change forms. Similar to the in-person process, you are required to complete an Application for Name and/or Address Change, Date of Birth and/or Social Security Correction, or Special Mailing in its entirety. Then you must send it to the following address so that the Department of Motor Vehicles in SC can update your record:

DMV Alternative Media Office
P.O. Box 1498
Blythewood, SC 29016