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Do I need to report a change of address for a driver's license?

Verified 04 July 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

No, if you change your address, you must not apply for a new driver's license.

When applying for a new license, you will simply indicate your new address.

For example, if loss or theft.


the address is not indicated on the driving license in the "credit card" format

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The infographic explains the information on the driving license:

Front of the driving license:

1. Name of holder

2. Surname of the holder

3. Date and place of birth of holder

4a. Date of issue of the certificate

4b. End date of validity of the security

4c. Issuing authority

5. Title number

7. Signature of the holder

9. Categories of permits

Unnumbered legend: symbol and name of the State which issued the driving license

Reverse side of the permit:

9. Categories of permits

10. Date of 1re issue of each category of permit

11. Expiry date of each license category

12. Restrictive codes. For example: 01.01 for glasses

Unnumbered Legend: File Number (NEPH Number)