How to do an Oklahoma change of address

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Whenever you move, it's essential to update your address with the relevant government agencies and service providers. This ensures you continue receiving important documents and services at your new location.

The process of changing your address typically involves updating your driver's license and vehicle registration information, but specifics can vary significantly by state. To help out, we’ve gathered some details for the change-of-address process in Oklahoma.


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Make sure to change your address within 10 days of your move to Oklahoma.

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If you own a vehicle, register it within 60 days of your move to Oklahoma.

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You can update your Oklahoma address online or in person.

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Preparing for your change of address

Before beginning the process of changing your address, it's important to gather all the necessary documents to avoid any delays or complications. Make sure you know both your old and new addresses, and plan to file your change of address within 10 days of your move.

You don’t need the physical documents for an address change, but you’ll need information including:

  • First, middle and last name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Email address
  • Phone number

To update your ID in Oklahoma, you will need:

  • One proof of identity
  • Two proofs of residency
  • One proof of Social Security number

If you’re moving to Oklahoma from another state

New Oklahoma residents can file online or in person within 10 days of their move. If you own a vehicle, you’ll also have to register it with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) within 60 days of your move.

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If you’re moving within Oklahoma

Current Oklahoma residents can also update their address online or in person. Just make sure to file within 10 days of your move.

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If you’re moving from Oklahoma to another state

If you’re moving away from Oklahoma and have a vehicle, you'll need to cancel or transfer your vehicle registration to your new state of residence and follow its specific procedures.

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FAQ

Do I need to update my driver’s license address if I’m moving within Oklahoma?

Yes, you must update your driver’s license within 10 days of your move.

Can I change my address with the Oklahoma DMV online, or do I need to visit a DMV office in person?

Whether you’re a current or new Oklahoma resident, you can update your address online or in person.

What documents do I need to bring to the DMV for a change of address?

You don’t need any documents on hand to update your address, though you’ll need the information mentioned above. You’ll also need the following if you want to update your ID:

  • One proof of identity
  • Two proofs of residency
  • One proof of Social Security number

You’ll also need vehicle information if you’re updating your car’s registration.

Is there a fee to change my address at the Oklahoma DMV?

There are no fees for address change; it’s $42.50 for a new ID. You will also have to pay for vehicle registration.

Do I need to update my voter registration when I move to Oklahoma?

When you move, especially to a different district or state, you need to update your voter registration to reflect your new address. This ensures you can vote in local elections that affect your new community and that you're assigned to the correct polling place.

Do I need to update my insurance policies when I move to Oklahoma?

Yes, you need to update your insurance when you move. Moving can affect your insurance policies, including auto, homeowners, renters and health coverage. For all insurance updates, it's best to contact your insurance providers directly to inform them of your move and discuss any necessary changes to your policies. This ensures continuous coverage and that your policies reflect your current needs and location.

Where else do I need to change my address in Oklahoma?

Make sure to change your address with the Postal Service, even if your move is temporary. Also take the time to update your address with any subscription services and financial institutions.

Bottom line

Updating your address when you move ensures you remain compliant with state laws and continue receiving essential services and documents.

Be sure to check the specific requirements and procedures for changing the address on your driver's license and vehicle registration by visiting Oklahoma’s DPS website or visiting a tag agency in person. This will help you navigate the process smoothly and avoid any potential delays or penalties.


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ConsumerAffairs writers primarily rely on government data, industry experts and original research from other reputable publications to inform their work. Specific sources for this article include:
  1. Service Oklahoma, “Update My Address.” Accessed April 24, 2024.
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