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.

Driver Licensing & Permitting Fees

Licensing Fees

Cash, money order, personal checks[?] and Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit and debit cards are acceptable forms of payment for transactions at DMV Offices.

Driver License
Class A License [?] $5/yr
Class B License [?] $5/yr
Class C License [?] $5/yr
Duplicate License [?] $13
Motorcycle Endorsement $2.30/yr
Learner Permit
Duplicate Permit $13
Learner Permit $20
Motorcycle Learner Permit $20
Commercial Driver License
Application Fee [?] $40
CDL Endorsement $4/yr per Endorsement
Class A License, CDL [?] $20/yr
Class B License, CDL [?] $20/yr
Class C License, CDL [?] $20/yr
Duplicate License $13
Learner Permit, CDL [?] $20
Graduated Licensing
Duplicate $13
Full Provisional License (Level 3) [?] $5/yr
Limited Learner Permit (Level 1) [?] $20
Limited Provisional License (Level 2) [?] $20
Temporary Permit $20

Licensing Fees, Contact Information

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