Within 60 days of moving within North Carolina, a license and ID holder must update their physical address with the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles and get a duplicate license or ID as well as a duplicate vehicle registration card.
Updating License & ID
In many cases, an individual can update the address associated with their valid driver license or ID online by ordering a duplicate card. Users can also visit
an N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles driver license office to order a duplicate license.
Updating Vehicle Registration
Address updates for valid vehicle registrations are completed when individuals update their driver license information online, as it is used to verify vehicle registration.
order a duplicate vehicle registration card online, the following information is needed:
- The vehicle’s license plate number
- The last five characters of the vehicle title number, which can be found on the registration card
Address updates can also be made at a local license plate agency, by calling (919) 715-7000, or mailing an
Application for Duplicate Registration Certificate (MVR-10) along with the fee to:
N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles
Renewal, Title & Plate Unit
3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27697-3148