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 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. For more information about obtaining a duplicate license or ID, click here.
Users can also visit an N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles driver license office to order a duplicate license.
Individuals with a valid North Carolina license or ID who only need to change their mailing address should call the NCDMV Customer Contact Center at (919) 715-7000, or send a message to NCDMV.
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.
To 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
- A valid email address
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 $20 fee to:
N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles
Renewal, Title & Plate Unit
3148 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27697-3148
Duplicate driver license or ID card
Duplicate vehicle registration card