Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Section 23 of 38

Chapter 22: Corrections and Adjustments

22.025 Change or Correction of Registered Owner Address (VC §§4159, 4160, 4453, and 14600)

Registered owners are required to notify DMV of a change of address or address correction within 10 days by submitting a fully completed Change of Address (DMV 14) form to the DMV’s address shown on the form or online at

The California Certificate of Title and/or registration card are not required to be submitted and new documents are not issued.

The following must be submitted:

  • A DMV 14.
  • Print the correct address on the registration card and initial the entry.

The procedures below must be followed:

  • Date line stamp the DMV 14.
  • Forward all DMV 14 forms to DMV headquarters with the miscellaneous work.

Do not update DMV 14 address changes.