Why do I need to let the DMV know when my name and/or address changes?

Vermont law requires that an individual who has been issued: 1) a Vermont driver license, driver permit, non-driver identification card, and/or 2) a Vermont vehicle/motorboat/snowmobile registration, to notify the Vermont DMV of any change in name and/or address within 30 days of the date of the change. The DMV mails any correspondence (such as license renewal notices, vehicle registrations, etc.) to whatever address we have on our computer records for an individual. The information we have on our computer records reflects the most recent information you have supplied to us. If you neglect to notify this Department of any changes you will not receive any materials that we may mail you. 

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Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

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