Massachusetts Drivers License Change of Address Requirements

Have you recently moved to a new residence in Massachusetts? The state Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) requires you to process an address change on your Massachusetts drivers license as soon as possible. Fortunately, all you need to do for a Massachusetts drivers license change of address is to notify your local RMV. Select from the options below to get started.

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1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the RMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local RMV.

3: Via a RMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local RMV office. Varying RMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the RMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your RMV allows you to make a personal appointment.

Changing Your Address on Your Massachusetts Drivers License

If you're looking to change your address on your Massachusetts drivers license, there are a few options highlighted below:


Get started on your online change of address with this helpful guide.

Provide the following to change your address:

  • First and last name
  • License/permit/ID number
  • Date of birth
  • The last four digits of your Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Payment for $25 fee

The information must match what's on your current license or ID card. If you have a vehicle, call the assessor’s office from to notify them that the address has changed. 

In Person

Before you go to the RMV, you can download the Massachusetts drivers license change of address form and fill it out. Take this form with you to the RMV.

You may need additional documentation such as your Social Security number.

Note: Additional questions about your address change can be sent to:

Registry of Motor Vehicles
Attn: Customer Assistance Bureau
PO Box 55889
Boston, MA 02205-5889

Changing Your Address When Moving From Another State

If you have recently moved from another state, you might want to consider acquiring a new license in order to reflect your new address. For more information on changing your address on your new drivers license, click here.

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