This page contains fee information related to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles.

For a complete listing of fees & information about all acceptable forms of payment, please contact your local DMV office.

Important Notice: New DMV fees drafted and passed in 2015 by the N. C. General Assembly as part of House Bill 97 went into effect Jan. 1, 2016, and apply to vehicle titles and registrations as well as driver license issuances and renewals. Read more about the fee changes, or view frequently asked questions about House Bill 97.

N. C. Taxes

Accepted payment for transactions at DMV Offices includes cash, money order or personal checks[?].
Some offices accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit and debit cards. Call ahead to confirm.

Highway Use Tax
Tax, Commercial Vehicles 26,001 lbs and over [?] Max $2000
Tax, Mobile Homes (Collected by Selling Dealers) [?] 2% Sales Tax, Max $300
Tax, Out-of-State Residents [?] Max $250
Tax, Special Mobile Equipment [?] 7% Sales Tax CHECK. RALEIGH WINDOW. DONE BY COUNTY
Tax, Vehicles [?] 3% Highway Use Tax