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How to change the address in your Driving License online?

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Changing or updating the address in your Driving License online is quite easy. All you need is a few clicks and you are good to go.

Most government services, including the Voter ID card, Fastag, Aadhar card, and Metro card, are now online. Using the digital platform for public services has several benefits, including less time taken, less leakage, and elimination of middlemen.

In this article, we’ll show you how to easily change your driver’s License address.

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Change address in Driving License online

Let us understand how to change the address in your Driving License:

Step 1: Head to the Parivahan Sarathi portal and select your state.

Step 2: Click on Apply for Change of Address.

Step 3: Click on Continue.

Step 4: Now, enter the Driving License number and your date of birth. After you are done, press Proceed.

Step 5: Select Yes beside Confirmed that the above Driving License details are mine. Then select General besides Category of the Driving License Holder. Next, enter your current PIN code to know the nearest RTO office. After you are done, click on Proceed.

Next, enter the new address details and click on Change of address on DL. After that, you will have to select the status of your new address. Select one option from Permanent, Present, or Both.

Finally, click on Confirm and Submit and then head to the fee payment page.

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Some tips for a seamless experience

Here are some tips for a hassle-free experience while changing the address:

  • Keep a list of all the documents necessary for the address change. This may include the driving license for entering the DL number and the documents related to your new address.
  • Double-check the information that you enter. Any wrong information can be rectified later.
  • Use the application number provided by the portal to track the changes.

In conclusion, changing the address on the Driving License is quite easy. All you need to do is head to the Parivahan Sarathi portal, perform a few clicks, and finally pay the processing fees.

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Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: