Moving to a different area can be exciting, nerve-wrecking and at the same time extremely stressful. Along with all the other things you have to do, up-dating your address with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is necessary to make sure their files are updated. The state of Tennessee requires notification of an address change within 10 days of moving.
As is the case with many states, Tennessee residents are provided 3 convenient ways to process an address update with the Driver License Service division. The most expedient way is to complete the process online using the TN Online Driver Services.If preferred though, you can visit a driver's service center or mail your request to:
Tennessee Department of Safety
PO BOX 945
Nashville, TN 37202
A change of address form will be given to you if you visit a driver's service center but if you mail your request be sure to provide the following information:
Your full name and date of birth
License and Social Security Number
Old and New address with county information
You will not be issued a duplicate of your license or ID but you can purchase one online or in person.
Contacting your auto insurance provider is just as important as contacting the Tennessee Driver License Service Division to make sure that you are informed about changes to your coverage and expirations dates by mail when applicable. When you move, it may make sense for your to compare quotes from multiple auto insurance providers. Depending on where you have moved to, your current provider may not be able to insure you or you my find that, even if they do, you might be able to save by switching. Use the postal code box above to get your personalized, free auto insurance estimate. You can view additional tips and information here regarding other agencies to contact when you have moved and need to change your address.