In Texas, the address on a driver license and ID card must be changed within 30 days after moving to a new residence.
There are three ways to request a replacement driver license with a new address:
Online Address Change
Using the online feature is the fastest and most convenient method to use when changing an address. Learn more about the eligibility requirements to change an address online or click “Go” in the link below.
Mail-In Address Change
Individuals who are unable to change their address online can complete the Application for Change of Address and mail it in. NOT for Commercial Driver License. CDL applications must be done in person. Applications should be mailed to the address located at the top of the form. Remember to sign the application and include the required fee.
In-Person Address Change
Individuals who are unable to change their address online or who do not want to mail-in their application can take their completed Application for Change of Address to any driver license office. (This form is also available at any driver license office.)
NOTE: DPS encourages individuals to change their address online or mail-in their application, if possible.
Peace officers may have the address of the county courthouse in their county of residence printed on the face of their driver license or ID card as an alternative option to using their residential address.
NOTE: Using an alternative address is not available to peace officers who hold a commercial driver license (CDL).
To be eligible for the alternative address option, a peace officer must be:
To change the address on a driver license or ID card, peace officers must:
Individuals who want to change their name must:
Marriage-Related Name Change
If a name change is marriage related, bring one of the following documents:
Other Types of Name Change
If a name change is not marriage related, bring one of the following documents:
Individuals who want to change their gender must bring an original certified court order or an amended birth certificate verifying the change.