Katy's 2019 Newcomer's Guide: Getting Connected


Katy Magazine Editors

Opening Photo: The Syhlowy Family of Katy

You just moved to Katy. Welcome! You may have a Katy address, but not reside in the City of Katy so here are a few things to know.


In order to obtain, update, or renew a driver license in Texas, you will need to search for the nearest Mega Center that serves your area. You can visit the Texas Department of Public Safety website and search for offices near you by zip code. Here are a few close by:

Fort Bend County Registration & Titling Katy Branch 22333 Grand Corner Dr. (281) 238-1490

Richmond Branch 1317 Eugene Heimann Cir., Richmond Office hours are Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Tuesday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

Waller County Registration & Titling 908 Cooper St., Brookshire 281-934-2406

Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Harris County Registration & Titling

Spring Branch

1721 Pech Rd., Houston


Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Katy ISD requires all students, new or returning, to be registered online through the PowerSchool Registration program.

Parents can visit the Katy ISD Online Registration page and receive instructions on how to create a new account, or update their current Katy ISD student's information. Again, registration through the PowerSchool program is REQUIRED for all Katy families.

Must haves to enroll your new student in Katy ISD:

  • Proof of residence (See Residency Requirements on Katy ISD's website)

  • Official birth certificate or passport

  • Social Security Card for your child (if SSN provided)

  • Government issued Identification Card of the person registering the child.

  • Proof of immunizations (see Immunization Requirements" on Katy ISD's website)

  • Report card or transcript from the school most recently attended, including 8th grade records if enrolling in high school.

  • Enrollment Authorization Form – use when parent cannot come to enroll the student and is sending someone else in his/her place