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.

Administrative Hearing Fees

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles accepts Cash, money orders, personal checks[?] and American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit and debit cards at all NCDMV office locations.

Automotive Dealer-Franchise Case Hearings
Court motion $600
Dealer court filing $600
Automotive Dealers and State Inspection Hearings
Mechanic license or inspection station license $200
Motor vehicle dealer license or salesman license $200 (billed after hearing
Driver License Hearings
Alcohol concentration restriction violation $450
Commercial driver license disqualification $200
Compliance with probation or restoration agreement $220 (billed after hearing)
Driver improvement clinic eligibility $40
Ignition interlock device restriction violation $450 (billed after hearing)
License resotration for moving violations while driving with a revoked license $200
License restoration (DWI) $425
License restoration for driving with revoked license $200
License suspensions or revocations not otherwise listed to include those found in G.S. 20-13 and G.S. 20-16 $100
Pre-interview held before license restoration, (situations involving alchol-related convictions, suspensions or revocations) $225
Refusal to submit to a chemical analysis $450
Violation of Safety and Financial Responsibility Law $200
Ignition Interlock Hearings
Ignition interlock medical accomodation review $70
Ignition interlock mouth contaminant review $75
Liability Insurance Hearings
Vehicle insurance lapse $60
Other Administrative Hearings
Commercial driver training school $200
Denial of DMV services $50

Administrative Hearing Fees, Contact Information

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