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 new or duplicate vehicle registration
Residents moving outside the state must surrender their North Carolina license and license plate upon establishing a new permanent residence.
The license can be destroyed, and the plate mailed to the DMV Vehicle Registration Section, 3148 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-3148. Please include a brief note about why it is being returned.