Address Changes in New Hampshire 101
The first thing that you need to know about changing your address in New Hampshire is that you have to notify the New Hampshire DMV about any address changes. More specifically, you have to notify the NH DMV within 10 days of moving to a new address. You can give the NH DMV this notice either via mail or you can do it in person if you wish. In either case, you will have to complete a Record Change Request form.
If you are changing your address in person, you can simply bring the completed Record Change Request Form with you to the DMV office. If you are changing your address by mail, you should mail the completed Record Change Request form to:
What If I’m Moving within New Hampshire?
The process is fairly straightforward if you are moving from one New Hampshire address to another one. All you have to do is notify the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles about your address change within 10 days of moving to the new address. Of course, you will also have to submit a completed Record Change Request Form to the NH DMV. You do also have to update your driver’s license within 30 days of moving to your new address.
However, you have to complete more steps if you want updated documents with your new address. For a new driver’s license or ID card with your new address, you will have to visit a New Hampshire DMV office in person and submit your current driver’s license or ID card along with payment for the fee to do so.
What If I Am Moving to New Hampshire from Another State?
If you are a new resident of New Hampshire, changing your address is a bit more complicated. You will first have to transfer your out-of-state driver’s license and receive a New Hampshire driver’s license. You will also have to register your vehicle with the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles. You do have to both transfer your out-of-state driver’s license and register your vehicle with the NH DMV within 60 days of becoming an NH resident. Additionally, if you are moving to New Hampshire from another state, you will have to submit a Record Change Request to the NH DMV.
What If I Am Moving to Another State from New Hampshire?
You do need to notify the state of New Hampshire when you are moving from it to another state. There are several steps that you must take during this process. First, you have to complete a Record Change Request form and submit it to the New Hampshire DMV.
You can do this in person by visiting the nearest DMV office and bringing the form with you. However, you can also mail the form to the New Hampshire DMV if you wish. To do so, mail the completed Record Change Request Form to:
In some states, you are required to return your license plates to the state DMV when moving out of the state. You do not have to return your New Hampshire license plates to the NH DMV when moving out of New Hampshire, however.
Fees and Payment Methods for Updating Documents with a New Address
You do have to pay fees in order to update your documents with a new address in New Hampshire. If you want to update the address on your driver’s license, the fee for doing so is $3. However, if you need to replace a lost or stolen driver’s license with one that includes your new address, the fee is $10. You have to pay a $15 fee in order to update the address on your vehicle registration. You also have to pay a $25 fee to update the address on your title certificate in the state of New Hampshire.
If you are updating the address in person, you can pay via cash, check, money order, or traveler’s check. You should make all checks payable to ‘State of NH DMV’. You can also pay via MasterCard, American Express, or Visa credit card when changing the address in person. If you are updating the address via mail, you can pay via check, money order, or traveler’s check.
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