Change of Name on Louisiana Car Registration

Have you recently gotten married, divorced, or had to change your legal name? The Louisiana OMV recommends that you change the name on your IL car registration as soon as possible. Select from the options below to get started.

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1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

Application assistance services can simplify the process for many OMV related services for a fee, including: renewing your license, applying for a license, registering a vehicle, replacing your license, changing your address and more. In addition to assistance in preparing official forms, the value added services and products you will receive include a comprehensive Easy Guide™ containing information relevant to your service needs; 30 days of both emergency Roadside Assistance and the Repair Assist consultation service from Road America. Other benefits include an ongoing monthly newsletter and a quarterly magazine covering important updates that affect drivers, important safety tips, trends, legislative updates and ways to save money on vehicle-related services.

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the OMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local OMV.

3: Via a OMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local OMV office. Varying OMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the OMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your OMV allows you to make a personal appointment.




Name Change On Louisiana Car Registration

While it may not occur very often, there may be an occasion when you have to change your name. One such example that often calls for a name change is marriage. And in the event that you have changed your name, it is essential that you notify the Office of Motor Vehicles at once, because there are some other changes that need to be made if you want to avoid any trouble when it comes to correspondences. Yes, you have to change your name on your driver's license, but it is also important for you to add your new name to your car registration, and here is where you can find the OMV offices that will let you make this change.