North Carolina Car Registration Change of Address

Have you recently moved to a new residence in North Carolina? You will need to change the address on your car registration to keep it current. Select from the options below to get started.

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1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

Application assistance services can simplify the process for many DMV related services for a fee, including: renewing your license, applying for a license, registering a vehicle, replacing your license, changing your address and more. Other benefits include an ongoing monthly newsletter and a quarterly magazine covering important updates that affect drivers, important safety tips, trends, legislative updates and ways to save money on vehicle-related services.

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the DMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local DMV.

3: Via a DMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local DMV office. Varying DMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the DMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your DMV allows you to make a personal appointment.




Changing Your Address

In North Carolina, changing the address on your vehicle’s registration is easy as it can be done by mail. Simply complete a change of address form, which can be downloaded from www.ncdot.gov/download/dmv/VR_MVR24A.pdf and mail it to:

NC Division of Motor Vehicles

3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-3148

To fill out the form quickly you will need the vehicle's VIN number, title number, registration plate number, the owner’s name and your new address.