Moving to a new residence is a common life event. If you relocate for personal or professional reasons, it is important that change address on drivers license credentials. Applying for a drivers license address change helps the WI Division of Motor Vehicles update all of your personal DMV records. A drivers license change of address request is available online, by mail or in person at a DMV office. When you submit a drivers license address change, you do not have to replace your physical card. You may continue reading below for more information on a Wisconsin drivers license change of address.
Once you have filed an official address change with the USPS, you can proceed with a DMV address change. If you are ready to change the address on your WI drivers license, you can visit the Department of Transportation’s online portal to update your address information. In order to complete an official address change with the DOT, make sure to have the following information on hand:
Changing your residential address with the Wisconsin DOT is just the first action when address changing on drivers licenses. Once you have completed the online DMV address change process, you can then proceed to order a duplicate Wisconsin driver license via the WisDOT online customer service center. Take note that you must handle the ordering of a duplicate drivers license on your own, as this is not part of the WisDOT online address change procedure.
Note: Due to privacy concerns, do not email your address change information to the Bureau of Driver Services in Wisconsin.
If you do not have access to a computer to complete an address change online, you also have the option of completing a motor vehicle change of address request by mail. Reference the above list of necessary address change information used when updating DMV addresses online, as well as proof of identity, and mail your DMV address change form to:
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Division of Motor Vehicles P.O. Box 7917 Madison, WI 53707-7917
Note: Although you have mailed your address change application to WisDOT, this does not mean you will receive a new drivers license with a residential address update. Instead, it is your responsibility to order a replacement drivers license to reflect your change of address.
If you cannot process a DMV address change request online, and you do not want to update addresses on drivers licenses by mail, you can follow the procedure to do so by phone. Be sure to have the aforementioned information about your drivers license, your address change and you identity handy, then call: 608-266-2353 to complete your change of address request on drivers license.
Keep in mind, as mentioned prior, WisDOT will not send your new drivers license following your address change request by phone. You must order a duplicate WI drivers license with your new mailing address after the motion is complete.