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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Address Changes

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  1. How quickly does Georgia law require me to change my address once I move?

    60 days

  2. I have a Commercial Driver's License (CDL), can I change my address online?

    No. Federal law requires all CDL transactions to be done in person.

    Note: Drivers holding multiple documents may surrender their CDL to conduct an address change on other documents.

  3. How much does it cost to have my address/name changed on my driver's license?

    The first address/name change during a renewal period is free. If you have already received a free address/name change since your last renewal, charges may be associated with your address/name change request.

    Drivers holding multiple documents are required to change their address/name on all documents or surrender any documents they do not wish to change. Additional cost may be associated with an address change request.

  4. As a Non-US citizen, can I change my address online?

    No, all Non-US citizen must come into a Customer Service Center for all driver’s license/permit/ID card transactions.

  5. Can I change my address if my driver's license has been suspended, canceled or revoked?

    No, however, if eligible you can obtain an ID card or limited permit with your new address.

  6. Are P.O. Box addresses permitted on my Georgia driver's license?

    Yes, a P.O. Box may be used as a mailing address but a residential address must be provided.

    Note: The mailing address will be printed on the driver’s license/permit/ID card.

  7. When I renew my driver's license/permit/ID card online, can I change my address at the same time?

    Yes, if you have a Secure Driver’s License or ID with a star in the upper right hand corner as shown below.

     

     

    If you do not have a Secure driver’s license or ID, you will need to follow the instructions for renewing in person at any local Customer Service Center (CSC).

  8. What documentation is required when changing my Georgia address at a Customer Service Center (CSC)?

    If you already have a Secure Driver’s License or your current driver’s license is more than 6 months from expiring, then you have the option of updating your address online at www.dds.ga.gov//onlineservices/account/login.aspx, or visiting a CSC. 

    If visiting a CSC and you have a Secure driver’s license or ID card or your current driver’s license or ID card is more than 6 months from expiring, then you will need to bring one (1) document showing your new address.

    You should bring all required documentation when you visit the CSC. A list of acceptable documents can be found on the Secure Driver's License and ID

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