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Relocating, Traveling or Temporarily Outside Oregon
New to Oregon


Once you become a resident of Oregon you must get an Oregon driver license or permit if you want to drive in this state. If you are not planning on driving in this state, but need photo identification you can get an ID card. You must surrender any driver license or permit issued to you by another state or country before Oregon DMV can issue.

You must title and register your vehicle within 30 days of becoming a resident of Oregon. You must title your vehicle in Oregon if you want to register it here.

You may apply for a Disabled Person Parking Permit, if needed, when you apply for your driver license, permit or identification card.

You must have a valid Sno-Park permit in your vehicle windshield when you park in designated winter recreation areas (Sno-Parks) between November 1 and April 30.

Moving Within Oregon
You must notify DMV of your new address within 30 days.
Traveling/Living Temporarily Outside of Oregon
If you are temporarily out of state you can renew or replace a driver license, ID card, permit, vehicle registration, license plate or sticker from your current location.
If you have an SR-22 requirement in Oregon, you need to file an SR22 with Oregon even if you live out of state.
Leaving Oregon
Each state has different driver licensing, vehicle titling and registration requirements. Check out the requirements in your new state