What happens if you don’t change your license when you move?

What happens If I don’t change my license when I move? I have a big cross country move in two weeks and I don’t think I’ll have time to change my license anytime soon.

Answer
“Moving can be a stressful but exciting adventure; good luck!
If your move is a permanent change of residency, then you should always update your license within your state’s defined limits. Failing to update your license is a crime in most U.S. states and you could:
In addition to updating your license, when you change your residency to a new state, you should also update you:
  • Car insurance policy
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Vehicle title
Each state has its own minimum insurance requirements. When you move, you want to be sure that your new insurance policy meets these limits.
If you want help finding the right coverage at the best price, try using the Jerry app. Jerry compares rates from the top 50 providers and delivers the best deals to your phone in minutes for free.”
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Rachel Juillerat
Answered on Sep 10, 2021
Rachel Juillerat has her Master's in Publishing & Writing from Emerson College. You can view her work in the Independent, Cupid's Pulse, and the Penmen Review. She has worked in personal finance for five years before transitioning to insurance. She lives in Boston, where she spends her time exploring small New England towns, learning new skills, and napping through her cat's zoomies.
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