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Many Alaska DMV transactions do NOT require an in-person visit. Many common tasks can be completed online. Some of these include: Renewing a license or ID. Ordering a duplicate ID or license. Checking your driving record. Renew your registration. Ordering a duplicate registration. Changing your address. The Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles wants older drivers to maintain their driving independence as long as they continue to drive safely and confidently. License Renewal For Senior Drivers Alaska drivers who are 69 years of age or older at the time their current driver license expires are generally required to renew their license in person at. The Division of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday began issuing licenses that follow guidelines approved by Congress. Alaskans will have until Oct. 1, 2020, to get a new driver’s license.

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SUMMARY: How to Change Your Address in Alaska

To change your address on your DMV records in Alaska, you can submit your request either in person or by mail. To update your vehicle registration information, you can also submit your change by email or by using the online system. You'll need a completed change of address form OR various supporting documents to verify your new address.

Continue reading this page to learn how to change your name with the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

AK Driver's License/ID Card Address Change

Updating your address on your AK driver's license or ID card can be done either in person or by mail. Or you can change your address online here.

You will need:

  • A completed Notice of Change of Address (Form 401).
  • A letter that has your:
    • AK driver's license number.
    • Full name as it appears on your driver's license.
    • Signature.

Take the above to your local Alaska DMV officein person, or mail it to:

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State of Alaska
Division of Motor Vehicles
1300 W. Benson Blvd, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99503

This will change your driver's license records only. If you would like a new AK driver's license or ID card showing your new address, you will need to apply for a duplicate. See our following pages for more information:

Just Moved?

Find all the information you need to finish your moving requirements with the DMV.

Car Title & Registration Address Change

You can change your address on your vehicle registration and title records either in person, by mail, by e-mail, or online. If your registration is within 6 weeks of its expiration you may want to change your address in person.

Once your records have been updated, you can either:

  • Cross out your old address on your current registration card write your new address in the space given.
  • Request a replacement registration. See our Replacing a Registration page for more information.

If you'd like an updated certificate of title, see our Replacing a Title in Alaska page.


To update your address on your vehicle records online, use the AK DMV's online registration address change system.

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NOTE: You must have an Alaska driver's license or ID card linked to your vehicle to use this system.

By Mail, or In Person

To change your address by e-mail, mail, or in person, you will need either a:

  • Completed Notice of Change of Address (Form 401).
  • Written request containing your:
    • License plate number (for each vehicle).
    • Full name. (If there are other registered owners, you will also need to provide their name/s.)
    • Current mailing and physical addresses.
    • Date of birth.

Submit the above information:

  • By mail to:
    State of Alaska
    Division of Motor Vehicles
    1300 W. Benson Blvd, Suite 101
    Anchorage, AK 99503
  • In person at an Alaska DMV office.

New Alaska Residents


If you're going to be driving in Alaska for longer than 90 days, you will need to apply for an AK driver's license. If you have a commercial driver's license (CDL), you will need to apply for an AK CDL within 30 days of moving to the state.

If you're bringing a car from out-of-state, you will need to have it registered with the Alaska DMV, even if you still have valid registration from your previous state.

For more information, visit our following pages:

Change Your Name in Alaska

If you have changed your name—whether it be due to marriage, divorce, or other reason— you will need to notify the AK DMV and obtain updated documents.

See our Changing Your Name page for more information.


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Notice of Change of Address
Notify the Alaska DMV of an address change.

This form is provided by your state's agency/department.

Please select one of the below to continue:

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Email the link to this form