Use of military address in a DMV transaction
You cannot do the following transactions online if your current address is not in the US.
- Online driver license renewal 1
- Online duplicate driver license
The NYS Motor Vehicle Dealer and Transporter Regulations (pdf) (CR-78) requires an automobile dealer to use the military residence address on a certificate of sale if the purchaser has no other residence address (see Section 78.11 on page 20).
Note: You do not need to report a temporary change of address to DMV. This includes military addresses.
- 1. However, you may be eligible for an extension (see Automatic license and registration extension for military personnel).