Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have different addresses on my driver license and my vehicle registration?
It may be possible to change car registration address from driver license address. Separate government agencies administer driver licenses and motor vehicle registrations. The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety handles driver service such as driver licenses. And the Oklahoma Tax Commission handles vehicle registrations. For more information on whether or not you are able to have separate address, contact the OK DPS at 405-425-2424.

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How do I change my address on my car insurance?
If you want to know steps to change address on car insurance policy, contact your insurance agent. Each insurance company has a different procedure for their customers in which to process request for change of address. Usually, you can apply by:

  • Mail
  • Phone
  • Fax
  • In-person
  • Online

Contact your insurance company for more information on how to change address on car insurance policy.

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How do I change my address on my car registration?
To change car registration address in the state of Oklahoma, visit the Oklahoma Tax Commission website. When you apply for a car registration renewal, you will be asked to provide your current mailing address. At that time, you may enter in your updated address information.

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How do I change my address on my commercial drivers license?
To change address on CDL license, you will have to visit a Driver License Exam site. You may be responsible for a fee to get a new CDL license that reflects your new address. The fees for a commercial driver license are as follows:

  • Class A- $51.50
  • Class B- $51.50
  • Class C- $41.50

There are also application fees that may apply. Fees subject to change. Contact the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety at 405-425-2424 for more information.

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How do I change my address on my drivers license?
To change addresses on drivers license in the state of Oklahoma, you must apply online. To apply online for an address change, visit the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety website to input some of the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Address type
  • Email

A commercial driver license holder must appear at an Oklahoma local driver license agency to change his or her address.

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How do I change my address on my ID card?
You may change address on ID cards via the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety website s online address change portal. You may also appear in person at a DPS tag agency or submit your change of address in writing to the DPS. Submit your old and new address information to:

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety

Driver License Services

P.O. Box 11415

Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415

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How do I change my name on my car insurance?
If you want to know how to change names on a car insurance policy, contact your insurance agent. Each insurance company has a different procedure for their customers in which to process name change forms. Usually, you can apply by:

  • Mail
  • Phone
  • Fax
  • In-person
  • Online

Contact your insurance company for more information on how to change names on a car insurance policy.

How do I change my name on my car registration?
To change names on car registration in Oklahoma, you will have to contact the Oklahoma Tax Commission, the agency that handles Motor Vehicle registration services in the state of Oklahoma. You will have to provide proof of your name change with documents such as:

  • Divorce Decree
  • Adoption Decree
  • Marriage License

All documents must be originals, photocopies will not be accepted. You will have to go in person to the tax commission, and request a replacement car registration document to have a certificate which features your new name.

How do I change my name on my driver’s license?
If you are looking for information on how to change your name on your drivers license, then find out here. The following are examples of name change documents accepted by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety:

  • Primary ID, such as a U.S. Birth Certificate
  • Secondary ID, such as a Social Security Card
  • Divorce Decree
  • Adoption Decree
  • Marriage License

Documents must be originals. Photocopies will not be accepted.

How do I change my name on my ID card?
To change names on ID cards, you will have to appear in person and show proof of your name change. Acceptable forms of proof include:

  • Primary ID, such as a U.S. Birth Certificate
  • Secondary ID, such as a Social Security Card
  • Divorce Decree
  • Adoption Decree
  • Marriage License

All documents must be original. No photocopies will be accepted.

How do I contact the Social Security Administration for my name change?
To apply for an Oklahoma DMV name change, you must first change your name with Social Security Administration. To make an official name change with the Social Security Administration, you can either mail the following information or visit the nearest SSA office:

  • Complete an Application for a Social Security Card
  • Provide proof of your legal name change, such as a marriage or divorce certificate
  • Provide proof of your identity with a driver s license, state ID, or US Passport
  • Provide proof of your citizenship with a U.S. birth certificate, certificate of naturalization, etc.

You must present the original document or a copy certified by the issuing agency when applying for a name change with the Social Security Administration. The SSA will not accept photocopies of original documents.

How much does it cost to change my name on my car registration?
In Oklahoma, you must visit your local tag agency to find out how to change names on car registration and the costs associated with doing so. Changing your name on your car registration entails changing the name on the title of the vehicle, also. There may be different fees for each transactions. For more information, contact the Oklahoma Tax Commission at 405-521-3160.
How much does it cost to change my name on my car title?
To change name on car title, you will have to order a new car title. Currently, the cost of an Oklahoma car title is $11. Fees subject to change
How much does it cost to change my name with the DMV?
The cost to apply for a DMV name change includes the price of which ever service you are applying for. Below is a list of fees:

  • Class D Driver s License
    • Application fee $4
    • License fee- $33.50
  • ID Card – $20

Fees are subject to change. Contact the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety at 405-425-2424 for more information on the costs associated with changing your name at the DMV.

What documents do I need to present for proof of residency?
To apply for a DMV change of address on license with the Oklahoma Department of Public safety, you do not need to supply the office with proof of residency. You may apply via an online form or you may submit your new address information in writing to the DPS. The mailing address to do so is:

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety

Driver License Services

P.O. Box 11415

Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415

You may also visit a local tag agency to request a change of address.

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What documents do I need to present if I am a non-U.S. citizen changing address?
All Oklahoma driver license holders may submit an address change request in one of three ways:

U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens must supply their new address and old address information when writing to the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety to request a change of address.

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What penalties will I face if I do not change my address with the DMV?
You are required by law to change address on DMV credentials within 10 days. If you do not change your address with the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, you could face consequences such as failure to receive:

  • Legal notices.
  • Emergency Notifications.

It is in your best interest to keep your address information current with the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.

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When must I change my address with the DMV?
You are required by law to change address on DMV documentation within 10 days. You must provide both your old address and your new address when reporting an address change. To make it easy, there is an online address change portal available on the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety website. You may also apply by mail or by visiting your local tag agency in person.

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