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Proving North Carolina Residency

​The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles recognizes the documents below as proof of North Carolina residency.

  • Any document issued by the state of North Carolina or a county or city in North Carolina or the federal government​
  • ​North Carolina Vehicle Registration Card, insurance policy or title
  • North Carolina Voter Precinct Card
  • Military orders or military documents​
  • Utility bill or cable bill
  • Housing lease or contract, mortgage statement, property or income tax statement
  • Preprinted financial statement
  • School records
  • Letter from homeless shelter

Minors Under Age 18

NCDMV recognizes the documents below as proof of North Carolina residency for individuals under age 18.

  • Mailed correspondence from organizations (Boy Scouts/Girls Scouts, recreational teams, etc.)
  • North Carolina school records
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Lease or housing contract listing minor as an occupant
  • Tax records/returns listing minor as a dependent
  • Medical and hospitalization records
  • Hunting or fishing license
  • Social Security card stub showing current address
  • Preprinted bank statement or financial records
  • Preprinted business letter
  • Letter from homeless shelter

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