File a Change of Mailing Address in Texas in 5 Easy Steps

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How to Change Mailing Address in Texas

Every time you move house or relocate your postal address changes. Forgetting to change the mailing address is a mistake a good number of homeowners make, partially because they're too busy. If you don't want to end up missing months' worth of documents, letters, and packages that keep being sent to your old address, you'll need to know how to change your mailing address with the USPS when you move.

Unless you understand how to change your mailing address well, what is supposed to be a straightforward process can prove quite a frustrating experience. Are you overwhelmed by all the steps involved in a USPS change of address in Texas? DoNotPay exists to help seamlessly.

When to Change Your Mailing Address with USPS

Keep in mind the date you want your mail to start streaming into your new address to make an informed delivery USPS address change. Fill out your USPS change of address request before moving to allow enough time for it to be processed. When , submit your change of address request at least two weeks before the time you want to start receiving mail at your new address.

How Much Does It Cost to File a Change of Address in Texas?

When filing a change of address with the USPS, a small fee of $1.10 is charged to verify your identity when submitting your change of address request online. There is no charge for the service when filing your change of address request at the post office. However, you'll need to wait in line to be served.

How to File a TX Change of Address on Your Own

If you're looking to , you have a few options to choose from:

OnlineTo update your mailing address online, you need to go to the USPS website and fill out the change of address form. For the basic requirements, you'll need a working email address and a valid credit card from which you'll be charged $1.10 for identity verification. You'll then go through some steps to verify your identity and pay the $1.10 verification fee.

Under the official Change-Of-Address section of the USPS website, you'll be prompted to select between a permanent or temporary address change. You'll be required to verify your identity and pay the $1.10 verification fee through your credit or debit card. You'll be prompted to select when you would like mail to start being forwarded to your new address. Once you complete these steps, the USPS will email you a confirmation code that you can use to modify or update your change of address request.

On-SiteIf you prefer to make the change in person, you can visit any local post office and request a change of address form. Ask the post office clerk for a Mover's Guide packet. Once you take it, look for the PS Form 3575, fill it out, and hand it back for processing. If you prefer, you can carry it home, fill it out and drop it in a mailbox.
Texas Department of Motor VehiclesIf the above methods don't work for you, you must make it to the DMV office during regular business hours to update your mailing address. Updating your mailing address through this option requires more effort, energy, and time.

How to File a Change of Address Using DoNotPay

You do not need to visit a post office to change your mailing address physically. It can also be quite frustrating when online pages stop working while you're updating your mailing address online. You'd rather skip all that hassle by filing a change of address using DoNotPay.

DoNotPay makes changing your Texas mailing address much less frustrating than if you try to handle the process yourself.

If you want to file but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 5 easy steps:

1. Tell us the new address and when you want to start forwarding your mail

2. Tell us who is moving (is it just you, your family, or your business)

3. Select whether it's a temporary move or permanent

4. Add the option to extend your mail forwarding period beyond 12 months (you can get your mail delivered from your old address for up to 2.5 years)

5. And that's it! DoNotPay will take care of the rest on your behalf. You should receive a confirmation email from USPS after your request is completed.

DoNotPay Can Change Your Mailing Address in Texas, or Anywhere

DoNotPay works across all states to help you change your mailing address with the click of a button. Here are some of the issues we can help you with:

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay doesn't just handle mailing address changes. There is a whole host of things we can help you with:

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