In Texas, your address on a driver license or ID card must be changed within 30 days after moving to your new residence.
There are three ways you can request a replacement driver license and change your address:
Online Address Change
Using this online feature is the fastest and most convenient method to change your address. Learn more about the eligibility requirements to change your address online. If you know you meet these requirements, begin the process by selecting "Go" in the link below.
Mail-In Address Change
If you are unable to change your address online, you can complete the Application for Change of Address and mail it to the Department for processing. You must meet the following requirements to change your address by mail:
Complete the application, sign and include the required fee. Both the application and fee must be mailed to the address located at the top of the form for processing. Please allow an additional ten days to the processing time due to mailing your request.
In-Person Address Change
If you are unable to change your address online or mail-in your application request, you can take your completed Application for Change of Address to any driver license office. Locate the office nearest you. (This form is also available at the driver license office.)
Alternative Address Option for Peace Officers
If you are a peace officer, you may have the address of the county courthouse in your county of residence printed on the face of your non-commercial driver license or ID card as an alternative option to using your residential address.
To be eligible for the alternative address option, you must be:
To change the address on your non-commercial driver license or ID card, you must:
If you want to change your name, you must:
Marriage-Related Name Change
If your name change is marriage related, bring one of the following documents:
Other Types of Name Change
If your name change is not marriage related, bring one of the following documents:
If you want to change your gender, you must bring an original certified court order or an amended birth certificate verifying the change.