How to Change Your Personal Information at a New Jersey DMV

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If you move to a new address in New Jersey or became a new resident of the state, you must inform the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC). It must be done regardless if you have a driver’s license or own a vehicle. The MVC also issue state ID to all residents. So, you have three options to notify NJ MVC about your new address. You can do it online, by phone, or in person.

Changing Your Address at the NJ MVC


To change your address online, click here to access the NJ MVC change of address link. You must provide:

  • Your new zip code
  • Driver’s license number
  • Social Security Number

Once you finished, you have a printable confirmation.

By Phone

Call the MVC to change your address at:

  • (609) 292 – 6500
  • Touch-tone (TTY): 7-1-1 NJ Relay


  • Your new zip code
  • Driver’s license number
  • Social Security Number

In Person

To change your address in person, visit the nearest NJ MVC and provide proof of address and identity. If you don’t have a New Jersey driver’s license, you can use your state-issued ID. You can apply at the same time for your NJ driver’s license.

Applying for an NJ Driver’s License or State-issued ID Card

To apply for an NJ driver’s license or an ID card, you should go in person. Submit proof of identity, proof of address, and pay the cost. The fee is $24 for a driver’s license, non-driver identification, motorcycle, and boat license.

Change Address for NJ Registration and Title Replacement

You can apply for a replacement NJ registration card or a title to show your new address. To do so, visit and search for NJ Registration or Duplicate Title.

Documents to Prove your Identity and Residency

The NJ MVC requires certain documents that equate to a point system. You will need a total of six points to prove your identity and residency. Here is a list of documents that are considering primary and secondary documents. You must provide one from each group.

Provide one from these primary documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • A valid U.S. passport
  • Current NJ driver’s license, CDL, or non-driver ID card

Provide one form these secondary documents:

  • Non-digital NJ photo driver’s license
  • College photo ID card with transcript
  • S. military discharge papers

Proof of NJ residency:

  • Utility or credit card bill (most recent)
  • Bank Statement (most recent)
  • Original lease or rental agreement

Your Social Security Card (not lamented)