About Changing Your Address on Your Kentucky Registration
You must submit a Kentucky DMV change of address request to your local county clerk’s office whenever your mailing address changes. If you do not change car registration address information whenever you move from one part of Kentucky to another, you may not receive information pertaining to your driver’s license and license plates, including renewal notices.
To learn more about these requirements and the steps you must take to update your address with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, review the information below.
Performing an Address Change on Car Registration in Kentucky
To perform an address change on registration records, you must visit a county clerk’s office near you to submit your request in person. During your office visit, you must submit several items to prove your new address.
Acceptable documents include a recent piece of mail or utility bill. To update the address on your registration credentials, you may also need to submit your certificate of title for the vehicle.
Download our free guide for a list of documents you will need to perform an address change on your car registration documents.
Depending on where in Kentucky you live, you may be able to submit your request online to avoid a visit to your local county clerk’s office. In Boone County, for instance, you can update the address on your registration credentials by submitting an online request.
When submitting an online DMV change of address form in Kentucky, you must be able to provide some of the following information:
- The vehicle identification number (VIN) and license plate number of your registered automobile
- Your full name and contact information
- Your mailing address
Can I change my car registration address in Kentucky during the renewal process?
You cannot perform a change of address online in KY when renewing your registration credentials on the website of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Before renewing your registration credentials online, you must update your address with your local county clerk’s office.
You may also wonder, “Can I simultaneously change my Kentucky car registration address and driver’s license information?” In Kentucky, you cannot update the information on your driver’s license and registration records at the same time.
You must change your car registration address after updating the information on your state-issued driver’s license.
By law, you must visit your court clerk’s office within 10 days of changing your address to correct the information on your Kentucky driver’s license.
After completing this process, you can then visit your local county clerk’s office to update the address on your registration records.
Download our free guide for tips on completing the address change process.