Change Address on License
Residents who recently moved to a new location within Wisconsin are required to notify the Division of Motor Vehicles of this change. The state allows drivers to make an address change request within 10 days of the move in order to avoid any issues. With the WI DMV, you can update your address in one of three ways: online, by mail or over the phone.
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How to Change Address on Drivers Licenses Online
The Wisconsin DMV provides an easy-to-use residence address-change feature on their website. You can quickly access it by visiting WI DMV Residence Address Change page. To properly fulfill your request, you will be asked for pertinent information that identifies you. For example, in completing your residence address changing, you must input the following:
- Your date of birth
- Your WI driver's license number
- The last four digits of your Social Security Number
- The security code that will become available to you on the webpage itself
How to Change Address on Drivers Licenses by Mail
If you prefer to complete your official address change by mail, you can simply write a letter to the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles with your new information. Make sure to include details about yourself and your drivers license so they can identify you and readily access your file.
Send your change of address request to the following address:
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)
Division of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 7917
Madison, WI 53707-7917
How to Change Address on Drivers Licenses by Phone
If you would like to speak to a customer service representative and get assistance with the steps to change address on your Wisconsin driver's license, you can call them at 608-266-2353. By making this request over the phone, you can also take the opportunity to ask other DMV-related questions.
How to Change Address on Commercial Drivers Licenses
In Wisconsin, commercial drivers are required to submit their change of address in person. Search for the Wisconsin DMV nearest you by visiting the DMV Customer Service Centers page. Once there, you will be able to locate a DMV service center nearest you by using your location, city, county or viewing a Wisconsin map. Simply look for the "DMV Online Services" button at the very top of the page and follow the instructions after you click on it.
Keep in mind that you will have to bring your Social Security card with you to a nearby office, as this is standard procedure for all commercial drivers in Wisconsin. This will serve as proof that the Social Security Number you are presenting is actually yours. After you have paid the required fee, a duplicate drivers license will be issued.