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Should I report a change of address for a driver's licence?

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

No, if you change your address, you do not have to apply for a new driver's licence.

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

For example, if loss or flight.


the address is not indicated on the driver's licence in "credit card" format

Decrypt driver's licence

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The infographic explains the information on the driver's licence:

Front of the driving licence:

1. Name of holder

2. First name of the holder

3. Date and place of birth of the holder

4a. Date of issue of title

4b. Title End Date

4c Issuing Authority

5. Title number

7. Signature of the holder

9. Licence Categories

Unnumbered Legend: symbol and name of the State which issued the driving licence

Back of permit:

9. Licence Categories

10. Date of 1re issuance of each class of licence

11. End date of each licence category

12. Restrictive codes. For example: 01.01 for glasses

Unnumbered Legend: File number (NEPH number)