This article will go over many of the reasons it is important to update your new address with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. We will also cover several ways in which you can update your new address. Updating your new address is very important, however, when you are moving, this is one of the tasks people tend to do last. Notices & letters are sent to the address on file, by not updating your new address notices never get to you. Although mail is slowly being phased out, and many have moved over to e-mail and texts notifications, mailed notifications are still being sent in 2021. In some cases, like the California DMV and law enforcement, it is required by California law to have your new address up to date. Furthermore, it avoids major headaches and problems when your new address is up to date. Why is updating your new address in the California DMV records so important? Here are some of the headaches you can avoid:
When it comes to your driver’s license an additional step is required: having your address certificate card with you at all times when you’re driving is the law until you get your new license or ID card arrive.
So how easy is it have your address updated at the DMV? The answer is VERY easy. Listed below are a few ways you can get this done:
**Unfortunately with these first 2 options you won’t get an updated registration card, however, the other, and quickest way to do it, is coming into our office and having us do it for you. We can issue you the new registration with the updated address immediately, and you won’t have to worry about it again.
Some tips for those individuals who did not change their address on time and have not received their vehicle registration renewal notice by mail: Look at the top of your registration card – this will tell you your vehicle’s registration period – although you do not have the notice in your hand, you are still able to pay for your registration and still know when that vehicle registration period is. When you do renew your registration make sure to provide your new residential address.
If time is important to you, Quick Auto Tags and other business partners are the best places to get this task done. There is virtually no waiting & no appointment is required. The fee that we charge for convenience far outweighs the amount of time wasted just waiting to be seen. If this rings true to you, give us a call or visit us to day.