Change Address With
the FTB (CA) For Individual

Make sure to update your address with the FTB promptly after any changes to ensure that you receive important tax documents and correspondence from them. Keeping your address information up to date is essential for tax compliance and to prevent any issues with your state tax filings. To change your address with the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) in California, you can use one of several methods:

The easiest and quickest way to update your address with the FTB is to do it online through the FTB’s official website. Here’s how:
  1. Visit the FTB’s website (
  2. Log in to your FTB online account. If you don’t have an account, you can create one.
  3. Once logged in, look for the option to change your address or update your contact information.
  4. Follow the instructions to enter your new address and save the changes.
By Phone

You can call the FTB’s customer service hotline to update your address over the phone. Be prepared to provide your personal information for verification. The FTB’s phone number is typically available on their website.

By Mail

If you prefer to update your address by mail, you can send a written notification to the FTB. In your letter, include your full name, Social Security Number (or Taxpayer Identification Number), old address, new address, and your signature. Mail the letter to the following address:


Franchise Tax Board
PO Box 942840
Sacramento, CA 94240-0040


You can also update your address in person by visiting an FTB field office. Check the FTB’s website for the nearest field office and their address. Remember to bring identification and the necessary documents with you.

Through Your Tax Preparer

If you use a tax professional or CPA to file your California state taxes, they can assist you in updating your address with the FTB when preparing your return.