How to do a Wyoming change of address

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Whenever you move to a new residence, it's crucial to update your address with relevant government agencies and service providers. This ensures that you continue receiving important documents and services at your new location without any interruptions.

The process of changing your address typically involves updating your driver's license and vehicle registration information, but the specifics can vary significantly from state to state. To help you navigate this process smoothly, we've compiled the details for the change-of-address procedure in Wyoming.


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Update your address within 10 days of your move to Wyoming.

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You can change your address in Wyoming online, in person, by email, by mail or by fax.

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If you’re moving from Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Tennessee or Wisconsin, you’ll have to get a new ID as soon as you establish residency in Wyoming.

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Preparing for your change of address

Before initiating the process of changing your address, it's important to gather all the necessary information to avoid any delays or complications. Plan to file your change of address within 10 days of your move.

To complete a change-of-address form in Wyoming, you'll need the following information:

  • Full name
  • Driver’s license number
  • Date of birth
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Mailing and physical address

Documents needed for a new ID include:

  • Proof of lawful presence
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Social Security number
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Proof of name change (if applicable)

If you’re moving to Wyoming from another state

If you're relocating to Wyoming from a different state, you can change your address online. You can also fax a change of address form to 307-777-3823, email it to renewals@wyo.gov, drop it off in person or mail it to:

Wyoming Department of Transportation
Driver Services Program
5300 Bishop Boulevard
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009-3340

Change your address with the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) within 10 days of the move. You'll have to take a vision test to update your license. You'll also need to register your vehicle with the DMV within 45 to 120 days, depending on the county in Wyoming.

You must get a new ID in person within one year of moving to the state. Note that if your license is from Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Tennessee or Wisconsin (or is a commercial license), a new ID is required right after residency is established. You’ll have to surrender your out-of-state license.

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If you’re moving within Wyoming

To update your address as an existing resident, you can file online, by mail, by fax, by email or in person. Just make sure to file within 10 days of your move.

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If you’re moving from Wyoming to another state

If you’re leaving Wyoming with a vehicle, you'll need to cancel or transfer your vehicle registration according to your new state’s procedures.

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FAQ

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

Yes, you must update your driver’s license after your move to Wyoming — typically within one year. If you’ve moved from Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Tennessee or Wisconsin, however, you’ll need to update your ID immediately.

Can I change my address in Wyoming online, or do I need to visit an office in person?

In Wyoming, you have several options for changing your address. You can file the change online, in person, by fax, by mail or by email.

What documents do I need for a change of address in Wyoming?

To update your address in Wyoming, you don’t need any particular documents on hand. You do need this information:

  • Full name
  • Driver’s license number
  • Date of birth
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Mailing and physical address

This is what you’ll need to get a new ID:

  • Proof of lawful presence
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Social Security number
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Proof of name change (if applicable)

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

Is there a fee to change my address in Wyoming?

There’s no fee to change your address in Wyoming. The fee for a new ID is $45, and you will have to pay for vehicle registration.

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

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 Wyoming?

Yes, you need to update your insurance when you move to Wyoming. 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 Wyoming?

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

Bottom line

Changing your address when you relocate isn’t just a wise move; it’s a requirement to remain compliant with Wyoming laws. Failing to update your address can lead to delayed receipt of essential documents and services.

Before getting started, verify Wyoming’s specific requirements and procedures for submitting an address change to your driver's license and vehicle registrations. Thorough preparation ensures the process is smooth and prevents any potential penalties or processing delays.


Article sources
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. Wyoming Department of Transportation, “Add/Change Information.” Accessed May 8, 2024.
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