Welcome to NorthCarolinaDriversLicense.org
We've created this site as a one-stop resource for all your drivers license needs in North Carolina. Whether you need to renew or replace a license, get a commercial drivers license or motorcycle license, and more, we've collected the information to save you time. Our site provides you with step-by-step instructions, money-saving tips and links like this Easy Guide™ to make the process painless. Select from the options below to get started.
It is against North Carolina state law to drive with an expired license. If you need to renew your license, take action now before it's too late. Read more
Change the Address on Your North Carolina Driver License
Have you recently moved? If your address has changed, you'll need to file for an updated license. Read more
Replace Your North Carolina Driver License
If your driver license has been lost, damaged or stolen, you'll need to have it replaced as quickly as possible. Read more
Apply for a New North Carolina Driver License
Are you a new driver, or did you just move to North Carolina? If so, you'll need to apply for an North Carolina Driver license. Read more
Apply for an North Carolina Learner's Permit
Before you can get your license in North Carolina, you have to spend some time practicing with a learner's permit. Read more
Drivers Education in North Carolina
If you're at least 15 years old and want to earn your license, you'll need to complete an approved North Carolina Drivers education program. Read more
Change the Name on Your North Carolina Driver License
If your name has recently changed, you'll want to update your driver license as soon as possible. Read more
Many drivers' license services may be processed online. Check out the Driver License Easy Guide™ to assist you with driver license services that may be handled online. If you have received a notification from the North Carolina DMV, check your notification to see if you are able to submit your requests online.If you need to visit the DMV in person, please read these 10 helpful tips:
1. Find the closest DMV office location.
2. Take note of the office hours.
3. Appointments are available at all offices for faster service.
4. Avoid Mondays and Fridays.
5. Avoid going during lunch hours.
6. Avoid the first and last day of the month.
7. Avoid the day after a holiday.
8. Come prepared with all required documentation to complete your service.
9. Print and fill out your forms ahead of time.
10. If you have questions, contact your local DMV office ahead of time.