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Old 12-01-2014, 12:03 PM
 
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I have an identification card, not a drivers license that has expired few months ago. I didn't go and renew it and want to renew it now. The other thing is my address in the old identifcation card, i no longer live there and thus need a new address change as well.


I checked online and it says if i renew my id in person, i cannot change my address at the same time. Is this true? I read that you can change your address online and it takes a while. So that means if i want to renew my id and have my new address shown... that means i first need to change my address online first... wait 1 week till i see my address is changed. Then i go to the dmv to renew my id so the new id that gets sent to my home will show the new address as oppose to the old one?


I called the DMVs phone number online and all of them are busy not surprisingly as theres lot of ppl who go there everyday.


Has anyone here had to renew an expired id and also needed to change the address at the same time can tell me how its suppose to be done? I was going to head to the dmv earlier until i read online u cant just renew the id and say i want my address changed to this one etc.


Also if you can change your address at the dmv, do they need proof besides your old id/passport? Or would they need some type of utility bill whether its an electricity bill, phone bill or bank bill that shows the new address you want it to be before they let you change it? I figure your old expired id and passport would be sufficient?
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Paramus, NJ
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Since you have up to one year to renew an expired NYS Driver License or ID Card, I would send in a written change of address notification to the DMV. Once that change has been processed, I would renew my ID Card online. This way, you won't have to be bothered with going into a DMV office and waiting on a long line to show proof of your new address in order to renew your ID Card.
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