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Moving & Address Changes

​​Within 60 days of moving to North Carolina or moving within the state, an individual must:

  • Change their address with the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles
  • Get a new or duplicate license or ID ​
  • Get a n​ew or duplicate vehicle registration
Residents moving outside the state must surrender their North Carolina license and license plate upon establishing a new permanent residence.

Individuals who have not moved but need to change just the mailing address on their valid North Carolina driver license or ID can do so online​ or at their nearest NCDMV office. The license can be destroyed, and the plate mailed to the DMV Vehicle Registration Section, 3148 Mail Service Center, 1100 New Bern Ave., Raleigh, N.C. 27699-3148. Please include a brief note about why it is being returned.

7/27/2020 10:12 AM

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