drivers license address change new mexico - NM

Recently moved and need to change the address that appears on your license? Process your New Mexico Drivers license address change now and avoid navigating your DMV office website. In order to make this change you need to be aware of your options. The NM MVD makes it simple for you to change your address. You can either mail the application or send it in by fax. Or you may simply visit an mvd field office in person. Don't forget to bring the documents which show proof of your new address. Continue reading below to find out about the requirements and costs associated with this change.

New Mexico Drivers License Address Change Information

You are breaking the law by possessing a license with an address that is not current. The state will only give you ten (10) days for you to formally make the change. It's very important that you make this change. Not only is it a violation but you will miss important updates about your license that are sometimes sent by mail. 

You can conveniently update your address by mail or fax, but if you wish to have a new license that shows your new address, your only option is to show up In Person (read below).

By Mail or Fax

Steps:

To complete this process via mail, follow the steps:

  1. Download and fill the change of address request form.
    • You'll need to enter your name, birth date, SSN, license number, vehicle plate numbers, vehicle year, vehicle make, your old and new address.
  2. You must sign the application or the address change will not take effect.
  3. Mail your application form to the following address:
    MVD Data Entry Unit 
    P.O. Box 630
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0630
  4. If you wish to fax the application, please fax it to the following number: Fax (505) 827-2783
  5. After you complete and mail the above form, the MVD will update their system.

 

Note: Please use the following contact page if you wish to communicate with the MVD

In Person

Steps:

  1. Your first step is to find the location of your closest mvd field office.
  2. Download and fill out the change of address request form.
    • You'll need to enter your name, birth date, SSN, license number, vehicle plate numbers, vehicle year, vehicle make, your old and new address.
  3. Please remember to sign the application and date it.
  4. Bring money to pay the appropriate fee (read below).
  5. If you elect to pay for a new license (that shows your new address), it will be given to you.

Cost for New Mexico Drivers License Address Change

Changing your address is free. However, if you would like your license to show your new address, you will need to go In Person (read above) and apply for a new one.

The cost is $18.00 for a four (4) year license. OR

The cost is $34.00 for an eight (8) year license. 

For more information on the latest New Mexico DMV prices, click on the Fees page.